A Farewell as Streetsblog Denver Lays off Only Staffer — but It’s Not the EndBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Today marks the beginning of a new chapter for Streetsblog Denver. The website will continue in a different form (more on that here). But it no longer has a full-time journalist, who was the site’s only employee. The independent nonprofit that supported it will close. The organization’s financial situation was always precarious. As expenses increased, […]
RTD in Crisis Part 3: Here’s How to Fix RTDBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Poor management must be overcome. Inadequate funding needs to be addressed. And disinterested elected officials should be engaged. But RTD's problems have deeper roots.
RTD in Crisis Part 2: A Failure of LeadershipBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
A failure of leadership caused the current crisis at the Regional Transportation District. Gov. Polis, members of the Colorado General Assembly and RTD's board of directors are to blame.
70 Killed on Denver Streets Through Dec. 25By Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Two pedestrians have died on Denver streets since the last Traffic Violence Report. The number of road deaths this year is now 70, compared to 61 on Dec. 25 of last year, a 15 percent increase.
Riding the “Very Real” Colfax BusBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
No other bus in Denver has a reputation like the East Colfax bus. We talked to four passengers who ride the 15 and 15L despite social problems like homelessness and crime sometimes present on the bus. But Streetsblog's editor was rattled by an experience on the bus — and says we must finally end poverty and homelessness.
Winnebago Driver May Have Intentionally Killed Muslim WomanBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Saliha Abdalla-Suleiman, 42, was the victim of the December 11 hit-and-run where a driver steered a Winnebago motor home onto a sidewalk. Her family thinks the driver may have intentionally run over the Eritrean refugee because she is Muslim.
Major Delays on First Bus to A-Basin Do Not Diminish Snowstang’s PotentialBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
The skiers and snowboarders who took the inaugural trip on Colorado’s express bus service to the Arapahoe Basin ski area faced long delays. But Snowstang officials say such problems will be rare in the future.
Police Detain Driver Suspected of Killing a Pedestrian YesterdayBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Police detained the driver suspected of crashing a Winnebago motor home into a sidewalk and killing a 42-year old victim yesterday.
435 People Seriously Injuried Among 22,810 Crashes This YearBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
438 people have been seriously injured amid 23,319 Denver traffic crashes this year.
Give to Streetsblog Denver Now. Two Challenge Grants Will Boost Your Donation.By Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Give to Streetsblog Denver now and two challenge grants will boost your donation.
Photo Essay: Walking, Biking and Transit in Buenos AiresBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Streetsblog Denver editor Andy Bosselman recently traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Check out his photos and observations related to the city's mobility options.
Two Road Deaths Increase Denver's Total to 67By Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Two new fatalities bring the number of Denver road deaths to 67, compared to 60 at this point last year, a 12 percent increase.