Wednesday’s Headlines 8/25/21: Denver is considering caring a little more about sidewalks.

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Denver’s sidewalk-fixing program didn’t work. Now, the city is considering officially caring a little more. shout out to “the city’s foremost bear-poker on sustainable transportation issues” (Denverite)
  • $450M Infrastructure Package Referred to November Ballot (
  • COVID Spurs New Crime Scare: Bike Thefts (The Crime Report)
  • Teenager Ejected, Dies In Tragic Crash In Aurora (CBS Local)
  • Motorcyclist killed in downtown Denver crash Wednesday (The Denver Post)
  • RTD sticks to cautious approach on fares and service as outsiders call for bold moves (The Denver Post)
  • RTD to reinstate several bus routes cut during COVID-19 pandemic (The Denver Gazette)
  • Arrest made in road rage incident near Parker Road and I-225 (9 News)
  • Electric scooters are coming to Littleton (9 News)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 93 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 101 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • RTD Board OKs $8 Million To Study Plan For Scaled-Back Boulder-Longmont Train (Colorado Public Radio)
  • COPIRG Launches#CLEANAIRCOLORADO campaign to push for more action to tackle dirty air days (COPIRG)
  • City, Colorado CarShare Bring Shared Electric Vehicle to 1500 Pearl Parking Garage (City of Boulder)

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