Tuesday’s Headlines 02/02/2021 and RTD Rehires Laid Off Bus and Rail Operators

Denver and the Metro Area

  • RTD Rescinds Layoffs For Bus & Rail Operators Thanks To Federal COVID Relief Funding (CBS4)
  • Now on Zoom: RTD Board meetings! (RTD)
  • National Geographic names Denver one of eight sustainable destinations for 2021 and beyond, citing 125 miles of new bikelanes neighborhood bikeways by 2023 (National Geographic)
  • Douglas County OKs plan for pedestrian bridge, trail over Parker Road (Centennial Citizen)
  • City of Boulder releases 2020 Transportation Report on Progress (City of Boulder)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 115 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups). Yesterday’s max: 117 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups).

Centennial State

  • POINT by Travis Madsen | Modernizing our transportation system (Colorado Politics)
  • Fort Collins: Despite recent death, Fort Collins bucking statewide trend of rising pedestrian fatalities (Coloradoan)
  • Colorado Springs: First pedestrian traffic death of 2021 (KRDO, KKTV)

From Streetsblog

  • Tuesday’s Headlines Which We Posted Late! (Streetsblog USA)
  • Proposed Federal Bikeshare Transit Act Would Finally Give Transit Dollars to Bikeshare and Scootershare (Streetsblog USA)

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