Today students at the University of Denver attempted driving a tricycle around traffic cones while texting. Distractions were added to other games, like corn hole, putt putt and perfection, as a part of the “Distraction Games,” an event state transportation officials organized in hopes of raising awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.
Denver will build 16.8 miles of new bike lanes this summer, kicking off the construction of 125 miles of bikeways the city will add to its network over the next five years. This summer’s work includes nine projects, most in lower-income areas outside of the city center. As the city finally accelerates the expansion of its bike network, advocates expressed support.
None of the students at the West Leadership Academy high school participated in National Bike to School Day today, not even those who are part of a bicycle club that took them to the National Youth Bike Summit in New York this February. “There’s no bike rack,” said Francisco Samayoa, a 7th grade student at […]
As Denver and Front Range farmer's markets open this weekend or soon after, Streetsblog Denver Twitter followers shared the bike setups they use to get to and from farmers markets, even with a week's worth fresh veggies in tow. But several readers added that it's not all about the gear: A backpack or shoulder bag will do. Check out photos from our readers with a list of farmer's markets and their opening dates.