Friday’s Headlines

From Streetsblog

  •  A new regional Vision Zero plan will encourage street safety beyond Denver and Boulder. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Outside Magazine covers a “shift in the conversation” about bike safety in Denver. Advocates are “cautiously optimistic that change is coming” after recent deaths prompted demonstrations and strong media coverage, including at Streetsblog. (Outside)
  • Federal Blvd. is the most dangerous street to walk in Denver. (Westword)
  • High-speed public transit along the I-70 mountain corridor could generate $711 million in economic activity. (CPR)
  • Colorado Springs built bike lanes, then came the backlash. (CPR)
  • “The wrong kind of bike lane is worse than having no lane at all,” says a study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (CBS4)
  • Join WalkDenver Sunday at a car-free open streets event at the Colorado Classic. (WalkDenver)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 5 a.m.: 56 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 56 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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