Monday’s Headlines

  • Union Station was evacuated last night due to a suspicious package. (Denver Post)
  • A pedestrian was seriously injured after a collision with a driver early this morning. (Denver Police)
  • A bus rolled over on I-25 in Southern Colorado on Thursday, injuring at least five passengers. (Out There Colorado)
  • RTD’s next general manager will face a bumpy road as metro Denver’s mobility landscape gets more complex. (Denver Post)
  • 25 cyclists attempted to break the world record for “Longest Static Indoor Cycling Class” by spinning for 28 hours in Littleton. The group wanted to raise $100,000 for safer streets advocacy. (CBS4)
  • Commentary: After Denver announced it would revamp its scooter program, Koch-brothers lackey Jon Caldara argues the free market would be a better regulator. (Denver Post)
  • Westword readers complain about Denver’s snow removal. (Westword)
  • Aurora Mayor-elect Mike Coffman wants to work with Denver to extend transportation and housing efforts past Denver’s border. (Denverite)
  • RTD’s robot bus didn’t work during snow and heavy rain. Fully autonomous vehicles are a long way off, but could arrive sooner with better weather information. (Physics Today)
  • See renderings of new buildings that will shape Denver’s future. (Denverite)
  • Anti-growth backlash is bubbling up in fast-growing Western states. (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  • Colorado warns drivers of poor visibility caused by pollution today. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 74 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 63 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.
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