This morning workers started installing rubber curbs along the 15th Street bikeway downtown to make the street safer. Over the coming weeks, pedestrian safety improvements will be made and the street will get a dedicated bus lane.
A plan to widen the road to Denver International Airport, which would make traffic worse and wipe out the city’s newly-minted goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions, will get a vote from the Denver City Council on Monday.
A group of Denver bike advocates created a “low-stress bike map.” The idea, which the city and some bike advocates have mixed feelings about, is to get more people riding bicycles now — instead of waiting several years for the city to build out a more complete network of protected bike lanes.
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 […]