Monday’s Headlines 6/21/2021: Denver’s high comfort bike lane network

From Streetsblog

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Fatal Crash: Denver Police Searching For Driver Who Hit Pedestrian Walking On Sidewalk On Evans Early Friday (CBS Local)
  • Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run collision in Denver (The Denver Post)
  • Bicyclist injured in car crash on 21st St. near Welton St. (Burg Simpson)
  • Aurora boy hit by drunk driver has long road to recovery (Fox 31)
  • Aurora motorcyclist, 25, dies in crash on South Parker Road (Fox 31)
  • Car was going 120 mph on I-225 before fatal crash, police say (The Denver Channel)
  • Driver dies after being ejected from motorcycle in Lakewood (Fox 31)
  • Volunteers Plant Trees In Neighborhoods Near Central 70 Project (CBS Local)
  • Bike thefts start to increase in Denver (9 News)
  • Car thefts climb to highest in a decade as prices surge (CBS Local)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 35 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 87 (Moderate)

Centennial State

  • Colorado’s $5.4 billion transportation funding plan signed into law (The Denver Post)
  • Here come the gas and delivery fees as Colorado’s governor signs $5 billion-plus transportation bill into law (The Colorado Sun)
  • Fraser chosen for Revitalizing Main Street funding (Sky-Hi News)
  • New “parklets” installed along Mountain Avenue (Berthoud Weekly Surveyor)
  • Why Colorado Roads Buckle Under Extreme Heat (CBS Local)
  • ‘Finally Fix The Damn Roads In Colorado’: Gov. Jared Polis Targets Interstate 70 Stretch Between Floyd Hill And Idaho Springs At Bill Signing (CBS Denver)
  • ‘I’ve never been so close to being killed’: Man gets 20 years for crashing car into deputy (9 News)
  • Suspected car thief caught after mountain pass crash, trail escape in Colorado (OutThere Colorad0)

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