Friday’s Headlines

  • A pedestrian died of injuries after at least two drivers hit them in Aurora yesterday around 5:45 p.m. A third driver who may have hit the person could have mistaken the body for road debris. (Aurora Sentinel, Denver7)
  • The driver who killed bicyclist Alexis Bounds pleaded guilty to driving carelessly. (Denverite)
  • Commentary: Why every business owner should be worried about RTD’s crisis. (Denver Business Journal)
  • Xcel Energy will roll out a new electricity rate for RTD’s fleet of 36 Free MallRide electric buses, which will bring down operating costs. (Mass Transit)
  • “Denver Public Works is moving forward with plans to build protected bike lanes on 23rd Avenue, despite concerns from homeowners in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.” (Fox 31)
  • The City of Denver will own 200 electric vehicles by 2021 and aims for 850 by 2029. (Denverite)
  • Thieves have stolen bicycles from nearly a dozen Denver Metro bike shops. (Denver7)
  • Another list ranks Denver as a good place to bike. (CBS4)
  • A new pop-up traffic calming report supports lowering residential speed limits. (WalkDenver)
  • Plans for the Vanderbilt East Park at I-25 & Broadway will be discussed at a Dec. 11 open house. (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 10 a.m.: 71 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 80 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.
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