If your bike needs its tires pumped up, a flat fixed or even more extensive maintenance, you can now check out a repair kit and do it yourself for free at any of Denver’s 26 public libraries. The city hopes the kits will get more people bicycling to support its citywide goals around health, the environment and mobility.
Note: The O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm supports this series but their financial contribution will never influence the content, topics or posts made in Streetsblog. Last week, one person died in a car crash on E. Colfax Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, bringing the total number of traffic fatalities in Denver to 33, sharply higher than the […]
The Trump administration could kill state regulations that limit vehicle emissions and promote the sales of electric vehicles. The new EPA rule, expected this summer, could lead to more pollution in Colorado and push the state further out of compliance with federal air quality standards. If that happens, federal officials could cut off funding for highway and public transportation projects in the state.
Officials from the Colorado Department of Transportation showed off ideas to fix a dangerous, congested stretch of Interstate 25 that passes through Central Denver. Despite the agency’s recent announcement of a statewide “listening tour,” the highway agency has already ruled out the most progressive concept it considered: Tearing down the highway and replacing it with an urban boulevard.
Visitors to Cheesman park are doing it all wrong. A few weeks ago, at least a dozen signs popped up right in the middle of informal trails where people run and walk. They direct people to use official paths. But pedestrian advocates say that such paths show where people want to go and that officials should respond by building formal trails in those locations.
Note: The O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm supports this series but their financial contribution will never influence the content, topics or posts made in Streetsblog. Between May 23 and yesterday, drivers killed four people on Denver streets — two pedestrians, one motorcyclist and one motorist — continuing a dangerous trend that has the Mile High City […]
When careless drivers severely injure pedestrians, cyclists, police officers and other vulnerable road users, they will no longer drive away from the scene of a crash with nothing more than light penalty. Under Senate Bill 19-175, which Gov. Jared Polis signed into law this morning at the Denver Bicycle Cafe, Colorado became the 10th state to enact legislation that defines vulnerable road users and punishes drivers who hurt them more severely.