Thursday’s Headlines

From Streetsblog

Tomorrow is Winter Bike to Work Day — and Valentine’s Day

  • Yes, You Can Still Ride Your Bike In Snow. Here’s How To Best Cycle When It’s Cold Outside (CPR)
  • ‘Every Day Is Winter Bike To Work Day’: Boulder Cyclists Shares Enthusiasm For Bike Commuting (CBS 4 Denver)
  • Boulder has dropped to #2 (with 368 signups) and Denver has dropped to #4 (with 304 sign ups) — in the world! (Winter Bike to Work Day world leaderboard)
  • Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and the Denver Streets Partnership will host a Love In at 11:30 a.m. with affection for the bus (WalkDenver)


  • RTD begins public meetings and outreach events for May service change (RTD)
  • RTD threatens legal action against contractor for beleaguered N-Line to Thornton, a 13-mile commuter rail line that was supposed to open in 2018 (The Denver Post)
  • RTD Considers Firing Its Contractor On The Delayed N Line To Thornton (CPR)
  • RTD considers notice of default to N Line contractor (RTD)
  • Icy conditions slow Denver’s bus, light rail and commuter rail systems  (The Denver Post)

Other news

  • Walk Score released its 2020 assessment, and Denver and Colorado Springs have room for improvement (Walk Score)
  • Letters: Still debating bike lanes (The Denver Post)
  • Walnut Street Lofts, and income-restricted apartment complex, breaks ground at 38th and Blake commuter rail station (Business Den)
  • Crested Butte: Rural Transportation Authority reconsiders transit station location in Gunnison (Crested Butte News)
  • John Hickenlooper Is Skipping Another Climate Debate for U.S. senate candidates (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 46 Good. Yesterday’s max: 72 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA

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