Wednesday’s Headlines

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Dave Genova, RTD’s general manager, standing in front of a commuter train covered in Uber’s signature black color with text reading, “This train, now available on Uber.” Photo: Andy Bosselman

From Streetsblog

  • The best way to buy an RTD ticket is from Uber. But the company wants to wipe out public transit. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • The proposed widening of Peña Boulevard to DIA faces skepticism in the City Council. (Denver Post)
  • RTD could build a rail line to Boulder by 2032 if voters approve new funding. (Denver Post)
  • The pros and cons of bike infrastructure. (Denver7)
  • Commentary: “A growth cap is climate arson,” writes Mike Eliason in a response to a Colorado Sun opinion piece that justified Lakewood’s new housing restrictions with environmental reasons. (Medium)
  • Commentary: Boulder could learn something from Copenhagen about sustainable neighborhoods. (Daily Camera)
  • Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions decline slightly. (CPR)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 36 Good. Yesterday’s max: 64 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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