Thursday’s Headlines 6/24/2021: Traffic deaths involving Black Americans spiked during COVID

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Traffic Deaths Involving Black Americans Spiked During COVID (BET)
  • RTD facilitating conversations about safety with riders and RTD leaders (Fox 31)
  • Man dies after crashing into Aurora gas station (9 News)
  • One person killed in rollover crash on Evans Avenue Thursday morning (Fox 31)
  • Work On The Highline Canal Trail Underpass Closes Parker Road In Denver (Daily Colorado News)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 56 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 84 (Moderate)

Centennial State

  • Crossing Main Street is all about the timing (Aspen Times)
  • CDOT begins work on interchange reconstruction at Powers and Research (KRDO)
  • City takes back control of several streets from CDOT (Journal Advocate)
  • A Study Finds That Crash Injuries in 5 States Rose After They Legalized Marijuana Use but Not After They Allowed Marijuana Sales (Reason)

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