Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about bike safety

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Guest Post: Lessons From One of the World’s Most Bicycle-Friendly Cities

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This post originally appeared on Bicycle Colorado’s blog. See the original post for additional videos. Piep van Heuven and Jack Todd, Bicycle Colorado’s policy team, spent June 11 to 14 in one of the world’s most bicycle-friendly cities — Copenhagen — as attendees of the Downtown Denver Partnership’s Denver Urban Exploration trip. The trip was made […]
Councilwoman Debbie Ortega slowly reads the people killed at an event to remember the 88 people drivers killed on Denver streets since 2018. Photo: Andy Bosselman

At Event Remembering 88 Victims of Traffic Violence, Mayor Admits to Inadequate Response

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Dozens of cyclists and pedestrians walked and biked to a ceremony yesterday where they remembered the 88 people killed on Denver’s streets since January 2018. There, Mayor Michael Hancock admitted that the city isn’t doing enough to stop traffic fatalities and serious injuries. “Every one of those lives lost is unacceptable and preventable,” Hancock said before listing the […]