Wednesday’s Headlines 02/03/2021 and Lego Bike Lanes

Traffic Violence

  • Aurora Police are still searching for the hit-and-run driver who critically injured a person walking last Wednesday at North Havana Street and East 4th Way around 9:16 p.m. The vehicle is a gold 2003-2008 Buick Rendezvous SUV with front end damage and a damaged or missing passenger side mirror. (CBS4)

Denver and the Metro Area

  • Parker Town Council looks to leave RTD (CPR)
  • RTD recalls laid-off union workers after announcement of COVID relief funding (Colorado Politics)
  • Group Living Overhaul Headed to Tight Denver City Council Vote (Westword)
  • The Denver Streets Partnership’s 10-week Advocacy Academy starts February 15 (Denver Streets Partnership)
  • Funding shortfalls pose challenges for Boulder’s transportation goals (Daily Camera)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 45 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 117 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups).

Centennial State and Beyond

  • The road to greenhouse gas cuts: Are Colorado drivers ready? (Colorado Sun)
  • “The Colorado Restaurant Association — not the state Department of Public Health and Environment — announced Tuesday that restaurant workers are now in Phase 1B.3, which is expected to start in March and includes grocery store workers, faith leaders and transit drivers” (Denver Post)
  • Colorado business coalition offers framework for $5 billion transportation-funding plan (Denver Business Journal)
  • Cooke: Hughes project reflects future concerns for Fort Collins, including transit (Rocky Mountain Collegian)
  • The quest to get Lego to make a little space for bicycles (The Verge) and the idea needs 10,000 votes (Lego ideas)

From Streetsblog

  • Wednesday’s Headlines with Lots of Buttigieg News (Streetsblog USA)
  • Smart Growth America Equity Summit envisions a community-led approach to planning (Streetsblog Chicago)
  • Four Reasons to Hold Your Applause For Automakers’ Big EV Promises (Streetsblog USA)

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