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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  • Camera_Shy

    “A new regional Vision Zero plan…”

    …because the old one worked so well?!?!? HA!

  • Devin Quince

    The insurance study is not saying they are not safer or not, just that they cost car insurance companies more money due to drivers not know how to deal with them. These work well in Europe, so this is not a design issue, but a education/entitlement issue.