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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 […]
Street safety advocates watch as Gov. Jared Polis wears a bike helmet while signing a bill into law that stiffens penalties against careless drivers who seriously injure vulnerable road users.

Colorado Is No Longer a Place Where Careless Drivers Get Away With Hurting People

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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.