Friday’s Headlines 02/12/2021 and Brr

Traffic Violence

  • Traffic Violence Report: Eight people have died from Denver traffic violence in 2021, including Maria Rosales this week as she was walking on East Hampden (Streetsblog Denver)

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Hal Bidlack: DIA workers deserve a break on bus fare (Colorado Politics)
  • Denver’s government is starting a new public process to transform law enforcement after leaving the one started by civilians (Denverite)
  • Nicholas Garza: RTD needs to build Northwest Rail Line now, not by 2050 (Longmont Times-Call)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 63 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 73 (Moderate).

Centennial State and Beyond

  • Colorado sees increase in fatal accidents in 2020 despite fewer cars on the road… but not necessarily in tourism counties (Summit Daily)
  • As legislative session gets ready to restart, economic recovery tops lawmakers’ list of priorities, and transportation funding is on the list somewhere (Denver7)
  • Amtrak CEO’s Priorities Could Be Good News For Train Travel In Colorado (CPR)

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