Thursday’s Headlines 6/17/21: University of Colorado A Line won’t be called that starting next year

We will be taking tomorrow off in commemoration of Juneteenth. Here’s some brief history on the holiday, one of the most important anniversaries in U.S. history.

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • GoFundMe set up for 11-year-old boy hit and dragged by SUV Caleb Ingelhart was struck by a drunk driver last Thursday (KDVR)
  • RTD’s University of Colorado A Line won’t be called that starting next year (Denverite)
  • The Public Toilet In Denver’s New Downtown Area Is Open Near The 16th Street Mall the first of its kind in Denver (Daily Colorado News)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 70 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 101 (Unhealthy for sensitive groups)

Centennial State

  • Driving an Electric Car on Colorado’s Scenic Byways (The New York Times)
  • Frisco Pedestrian Promenade returns Friday 85% of survey respondents wanted the promenade to return (Summit Daily)
  • IIHS: Car Accident [Crash] Rates Rise in States After Marijuana Sales Are Legalized (Newsweek)
  • Crumbling medians, weeds cause concern at Del Camino interchange (TimesCall)
  • Off-highway vehicles are revving up locals (in a bad way) in Colorado’s remote mountain towns (The Colorado Sun)

From Streetsblog

  • Thursday’s Headlines Are Still Negotiating (Streetsblog USA)
  • REPORT: Here’s Where People of Color Can’t Access Opportunity Without A Car (Streetsblog USA)

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