Wednesday’s Headlines 02/17/2021 and Train Quiet Zones

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • RTD to host virtual meetings to discuss train quiet zones (RTD)
  • A sweet Valentine’s Day project: Second Creek Elementary School students in Commerce City honor RTD and other frontline workers (RTD)
  • Public transportation advocate Nettie Moore remembered (North Denver News)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 89 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 106 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups).

Centennial State

  • Colorado Matters: Garnett and Holbert On Legislative Priorities (including transportation funding) (CPR)
  • Colorado House leaders offer conflicting visions on transportation funding, energy regulations (Denver Business Journal)
  • Denver Gazette Editorial: Time for Democrats to invest in highways (Denver Gazette/Colorado Politics)
    • Streetsblog Denver counterpoint: Time for everyone to invest in multimodal. No link, that’s the tweet.
  • Durango Transit contemplates funding as shortfall looms (The Journal)

From Streetsblog

  • Wednesday’s Headlines While You Try to Stay Warm (Streetsblog USA)
  • What The Next Federal Infrastructure Bill Would Look Like If Cities Were In Charge (Streetsblog USA)

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