Tuesday’s Headlines 8/3/21: RTD bus driver attacked on duty

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • RTD driver attacked on duty, woman gets caught on bus (Fox 31)
  • Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in east Denver; driver at-large (Denver Gazette)
  • Denver’s air quality got even worse than the last time we wrote this headline (Denverite)
  • The woman who hit a protester with her car in Denver last year has been sentenced (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 139 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups). Yesterday’s max: 129 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • Tow truck driver remembered in Fountain after being hit by a car on I-25 (Fox 21)
  • Deaths from car crashes are up in 2020 in 2020, fatalities from car crashes increased by 15% (Fox 31)
  • WATCH: CDOT releases drone video showcasing extent of I-70 Glenwood Canyon damage (Fox 31)
  • CDOT Postpones 3-Month Highway 285 Closure Near Fairplay (CBS Local)

From Streetsblog

  • Tuesday’s Headlines Are Just Asking Questions (Streetsblog USA)
  • REPORT: Federal Recreational Trails Program Underfunded by $200M+ Per Year (Streetsblog USA)

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