Wednesday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

  • Traffic Violence Report: Five new deaths on Denver’s streets leave advocates wondering when the street safety upgrades Mayor Hancock promised will be installed. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • A Commerce City man was arrested after allegedly hitting and killing a bicyclist before walking away from the crash. (Denver Post)
  • The family of Caitlin Jacobsen warns Boulder of the dangers of scooters. Jacobson sustained a traumatic brain injury after crashing near Coors Field in June. (Denver7)
  • To help drivers see bicyclists as people, a Boulder woman created the “It Could Be Me” project, which collects videos from people who have been injured while cycling. (Denver7)
  • The 5280 Trail aims to be Denver’s answer to New York City’s High Line. (Denver Post)
  • Development along Colfax “will ruin neighborhood character,” say some residents. (Colorado Politics)
  • Boulder considers encouraging transit-oriented development to reduce traffic congestion. (Daily Camera)
  • When a seven-year-old challenged a Denver police officer to a break dancing competition, the 16th Street Mall offered a case study in the benefits of car-free placemaking. (9 News)
  • Editorial: Denver should tax carbon, but City Council needs to come up with something better than its current proposal. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 67 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 90 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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