Thursday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

  • Eyes on the Street: There’s no sidewalk on a Park Hill pedestrian route to 40th & Colorado Station, but changes could be coming. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • An RTD train hit and killed a pedestrian in Northeast Park Hill. (Denver Post, 9 News)
  • One person is dead in a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a motorist near Sloan’s Lake. (9 News)
  • The A Line is operating at a normal schedule after track maintenance. (Fox 31)
  • Colorado requires drivers to stop for school buses with red lights flashing, even if it’s on the other side of the street. (Patch.com)
  • CDOT is selling discounted personal breathalyzers for $30-50. (Denverite)
  • Broncos fans: RTD can get you to and from games. (CBS4, 9 News)
  • Fewer than 250 people have signed up for RTD’s new discount program. (CPR)
  • Another Critical Mass bike ride is planned for tomorrow by Extinction Rebellion, the climate crisis protest group. (Twitter)
  • The Colorado Classic will provide a free open streets event Sunday, Aug. 25. (Colorado Classic)
  • Construction started on the collapsed segment of U.S. 36. (CBS4)
  • CDOT expects it to open by October. (Denver Post)
  • Hundreds of thousands of drivers could switch to electric vehicles under a mandate the state is expected to adopt. (Denver Post)
  • The proposed EV requirement would save Coloradans millions in gas money and reduce pollution equal to taking more than 200,000 cars off the road by 2025. (Environmental Defense Fund)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 54 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 87 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.
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  • TakeFive

    Re: “fatal crash between a motorcycle and a motorist near Sloan’s Lake”
    They’ve arrested the motorcycle driver for investigation of vehicular homicide.