Wednesday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

  • Traffic Violence Report: Our new interactive map visualizes where traffic fatalities are happening in Denver. The number of deaths on Alameda St., Federal Blvd. and especially Colfax show the city’s failure to address street safety on its most dangerous streets, despite repeated calls for fast, inexpensive road treatments. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers’ son-in-law is suffering a serious brain injury after Denver traffic crash. (Colorado Politics)
  • RTD’s legal team asked for $4 million to continue fighting lawsuits with Denver Transit Partners, the company that built and operates the A, B and G lines. (CPR)
  • Longmont proposes protected bike lanes and road upgrades to support bus rapid transit to Boulder. (Times-Call)
  • Lakewood Initiative 200: Opponents blast proposed Lakewood growth cap. (Denver Business Journal)
  • Climate crisis: “Be prepared for more hailstorms with bigger hailstones in the future,” says CU weather researcher. (Denver Post)
  • Mayor Hancock: New council members “could make the mayor’s third term a helluva lot more contentious than his previous two.” (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 32 Good. Yesterday’s max: 61 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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