Thursday’s Headlines

The intersection at East 35th Ave. and Quebec St. Image: Google Maps
The intersection at East 35th Ave. and Quebec St. Image: Google Maps

From Streetsblog

Other news

  • A driver hit and seriously injured a pedestrian at West Ellsworth Avenue and South Bryant Street. (Denver Post)
  • A Denver motorcycle cop is in serious condition following a crash in an I-70 construction zone. (Denver Post)
  • Denver should reduce its default speed limit from 25 to 20 mph say street safety advocates. (9 News)
  • A plunger-protected bike lane briefly appeared in Boulder. (Daily Camera, Denver Post)
  • Drivers in the Denver Metro spend 60 or more hours in traffic per year. (CBS4)
  • Public health officials listened when I-70 construction caused “constant noise from drills, tractors and trucks, and manmade earthquakes,” in Globeville, Elyria and Swansea. (Denver Post)
  • The city will study vibration impacts. (Denver7)
  • RTD’s N-Line to Northglenn and Thornton will open next year and an RTD official staked his job on it. (Westminster Window)
  • CRUSH Walls: A guide to Denver’s street art festival. (5280)
  • Colorado Springs Gazette Editorial Board: “‘Zero-emission vehicles’ pollute more than internal combustion vehicles” due in part to the “extraordinary amount of carbon pollution caused by the production of lithium-ion batteries.” (Gazette)
  • This summer Denver’s air quality has been bad, and it has been worse. (CPR)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 56 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 77 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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