Wednesday’s Headlines

From Streetsblog

  • Traffic Violence Report: Two more people died on Denver streets amid a hit-and-run rate of 22 percent. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Bicyclist Tom Fields believes the driver of an SUV intentionally hit him before fleeing the scene. (CBS4)
  • Power disruptions cancelled rail service on RTD’s E, F, H, and R lines this morning, buses will provide a connection between University Station to Bellview Station. (9 News)
  • RTD says it is short about 80 bus drivers and 50 train operators, which is causing service disruptions. (Denver7)
  • RTD is asking for a grant to fund another self-driving shuttle test. (CBS4)
  • Scooter companies court C.U. Boulder students as the industry tries to knock down the city’s moratorium on the vehicles. (CBS4)
  • Uber and Lyft made Denver a testing ground for new services. (Denver Post)
  • The number of crashes on I-25 is increasing. (Denver7)
  • Denver plans to widen “56th Avenue between Peoria Street and Peña Boulevard into a four-lane, divided, multimodal roadway.” (Denver7)
  • Public-private partnerships are called into question after airport fiasco. (Denver7)
  • Density will help Denver thrive. (Biznow)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 54 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 112 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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