Monday’s Headlines

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Traffic violence

  • Rahjeem Jaleo Edwards, 26, is the Aurora pedestrian who died after being hit by multiple drivers. (9 News)
  • A 17-year-old high-school senior died after crashing his vehicle in Arvada. (9 News)
  • A driver hit and seriously injured a juvenile pedestrian at South Quebec Street at Leetsdale Drive. (Denver Police Department)
  • A Denver police officer hit a pedestrian with his car in Golden Triangle. (Denverite)
  • Denver traffic-related deaths jumped in 2019. (9 News)

Other news

  • Denver plans to add eight new bike lanes next year. (9 News)
  • Companies near RTD stops worry that service cuts will delay workers. (9 News)
  • CDOT looks into fees on Uber, Amazon deliveries and electric vehicles to hep pay for transportation. (CPR)
  • Denver will plant 500 trees Downtown, where it ranks last in the country for its tree canopy. (Denverite)
  • Should transit be free? (TransitCenter)
  • Lyft is pulling its scooters out of six cities. (Denver is not one of them, but the move highlights how for-profit companies are willing to abruptly abandon their efforts to help cities with their mobility goals). (TechCrunch)
  • Youth climate activists condemned Mayor Hancock and other leaders for their inaction. (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 31 Good. Yesterday’s max: 45 Good.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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