B-Cycle Breakdown: System to Shut Down AbruptlyBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Bombshell: Denver B-cycle will shut down on Jan. 30. The city will also shake up its scooter program in a radical reorganization, creating a months-long gap in service that could add more cars to the city’s already congested streets.
A Driver Hit and Killed a Woman Crossing Evans AvenueBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Streetsblog would like to thank The O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm for supporting this series. Financial contributions do not influence our content. See our editorial policy. A 44-year-old woman died yesterday after she tried to walk across a street in Southeast Denver on Monday, according to Doug Schepman, a spokesperson for the Police Department. The […]
The Millennium Bridge is Closed and it Ruined Elias’s Lunch BreakBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Denver’s iconic Millennium Bridge closed without notice yesterday, leaving many people who depend on the major pedestrian thoroughfare confused about how to get between the Riverfront and Union Station neighborhoods.
Streetsblog in the Denver Post: To Save Lives, Denver Must Commit to More Red-Light CamerasBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
If Denver is serious about reducing the number of people who need to be remembered at candlelight vigils, we need bold action on street safety. We need more red-light cameras.
Lyft to Add 200 Electric Vehicles to Its Colorado FleetBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Governor Polis and Mayor Hancock announced this morning that the ride-hail company Lyft will add 200 electric vehicles to its Colorado fleet, a move Polis says will clean up polluted air and save drivers money.
Asleep at the Wheel, Colorado Drivers Injure 900By Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Drivers asleep at the wheel seriously injured 900 people in Colorado last year, an increase of 33 percent over 2017 — and the actual number could be much higher.
How Well Does RTD’s Real-Time Arrival Info Work for You?By Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
When you open up Google Maps, RTD’s NextRide, or any of the other apps that provide real-time bus and train arrival information, how well does it work? Have you missed a bus or train that didn’t show up on time – or at all?
Marion Parkway Bike Lane Critics Walk out as City Presents DesignBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
The city presented a new design for a protected bike lane that prompted a group of opponents to storm out of the meeting in a huff without even commenting on the proposal for South Marion Street Parkway.
Denver Surpassed 2018’s Total Traffic Deaths Last MonthBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
In October, three people died amid 2,072 Denver traffic crashes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 64 this year — and surpassing the 62 reached all of last year.
Denver’s Air Thick With Fossil Fuel Pollution as 11,000 Scientists Declare Climate EmergencyBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Thirty scientists from Colorado signed onto a paper declaring the world in a state of climate emergency — a bit of news that hit just as a thick brown cloud of fossil-fuel residue hung over the Denver Metro.
Denver Slow to Repaint Crosswalks and Bike Lanes After Road ConstructionBy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
Streetsblog discovered an appalling lack of oversight and unexplained delays in the way crosswalks and bike lanes are replaced after utility work and road construction wipe them out — a dereliction that puts pedestrians and people on bikes at risk of injury and death.
Transportation Election Guide: Propositions CC & 2ABy Andy Bosselman | | No Comments
In Tuesday’s election, Denver voters will consider two ballot measures that will affect city and state transportation issues: Propositions CC and A2. Here's what you need to know.