Tuesday’s Headlines 03/16/2021 and Walking While Black in Denver

From Streetsblog

  • Commentary by Adrian Miller (AKA Soul Food Scholar): Walking While Black in the Mile High City (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Believe It Or Not, These Aren’t Even the Sorriest Bus Stops in America – includes a sorry Sheridan, Colorado bus stop and a shout out to city planner Andrew Rogge, who wrote a grant to fix it (Streetsblog USA)
  • Tuesday’s Headlines Are Far Out, Man (Streetsblog USA)

Denver and the Metro Area

  • A Glimpse Into Denver’s Sustainable Future and Connecting The City Without Cars (303 Magazine)
  • How students can fight against environmental injustice, including more sustainable transit in Denver (DU Clarion)
  • Next Question: When does Denver start the clock on the 24-hour shoveling rule? (9News)
  • ‘Will Be A Little Sore’: Volunteers Help Clear Driveways & Sidewalks (CBS4)
  • Denver City Council cancels last night’s weekly 5:30 p.m. meeting and moves agenda items to March 22, but committee meetings this week are still on (Agendas and links to watch)
  • Notorious Ex-Cop Sued for Attacking Man Who Needs Cane to Walk (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 72 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 67 (Moderate).


  • RTD resumes commuter/light rail service around noon on Monday, does not restart bus service (RTD, Fox31)
  • Enhanced RTD stakeholder engagement process incorporated in new service change proposals… and proposals would increase restore and increase frequency on multiple routes including the East Colfax 15! (RTD)
  • RTD Celebrates Women’s History Month: Feature on Civil Rights Outreach Specialist Vivian Morales, Parts Handling Clerk Krystal Pacheco, and Light Rail Operations Service Worker Katie Kellogg (RTD)
  • Options explored for RTD N Line fares in anticipation of pilot program expiring (Brighton Blade)

Centennial State

  • Is Colorado Underestimating the Oil and Gas Industry’s Impact on Climate Change? (5280)
  • Bike Fort Collins Discovers Mayoral and City Council Candidates Views on Bikes and Alternative Transportation (North Forty News)
  • Eagle County’s ECO Transit summer schedule begins March 28 (Vail Daily)
  • Want To Know What Your Congressmember Is Focused On? Take A Look At Which Committees They Belong To… say, committees involving transportation, infrastructure, and climate (Colorado Public Radio)

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