Wednesday’s Headlines 8/4/21: How can we clean the air, reduce traffic, and expand job opportunity?

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Opinion: We already have a tool that can clean the air, reduce traffic, and expand job opportunity: the bus (The Colorado Sun)
  • Authorities have recovered a body at City Park lake after getting call of cyclist who went in and did not resurface (Denverite)
  • Auraria Bike Pavilions by Colorado Building Workshop more beautiful, functional bike parking please! (Architectural Record)
  • Jennifer Watson Sentenced To Community Service After Hitting Protester With SUV (CBS Local)
  • Aurora police search for SUV involved in hit-and-run crash (Fox 31)
  • RTD responds to frustration over Adams County courthouse bus service (Brighton Standard Blade)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 42 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 100 (Moderate)

Centennial State

  • ‘Slow your roll, Colorado’; 62% increase in commercial drivers 40+ over speed limit in 2020 (Fox 31)
  • CDOT Says Drivers Should Pack A Few Extra Things While Traveling This Summer (CBS Denver)
  • Bustang service returns to Glenwood Springs (11 News)

From Streetsblog

  • Active Transportation Advocates See Silver Lining in Infrastructure Bill (Streetsblog USA)
  • OP-ED: Don’t Let Trails Amendment Gut Bike/Walk Funding (Streetsblog USA)

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