Thursday’s Headlines

From Streetsblog

  • Traffic Violence Report: Denver surpassed 2018’s total traffic deaths in October. (Streetsblog Denver)
  • National election roundup: Transit won in local elections, for the most part, even in Denver. (Streetsblog USA)

Other news

  • RTD’s NextRide failed during a snowstorm due to technical problems, leaving riders in the cold without real-time arrival information. (Colorado Politics)
  • Riders with disabilities worry about possible RTD service cuts. (CBS4)
  • RTD’s G Line launched six months ago, attracting less than 7,000 riders per day to the commuter line — a number that could decline with possible service cuts. (Arvada Press)
  • What if the answer to RTD’s “death spiral” is to make transit free? (Westword)
  • The Downtown Denver Partnership has new plan to energize the sleepy Central Business District, but the group is not thrilled with outside boosters pushing for an eye-roll worthy new name: UpDo, for Upper Downtown. (Denver Post, Denver7)
  • Night Lights Denver will project art on the 20-story D&F clock tower on the 16th Street Mall. (Westword)
  • Drivers can expect more toll lanes on Colorado highways. (CPR)
  • Commentary: Don’t read the defeat of Proposition CC as a sign that TABOR cannot be tamed or overturned. (Denver Post)
  • Though voters rejected Proposition CC, even bigger plans to raise state revenue are in the works, including a full repeal of TABOR. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 32 Good. Yesterday’s max: 90 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.


  • Participate in a community meeting on the South Marion Street Parkway protected bike lane. (WalkDenver)

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