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 […]
For the last 16 years or so, Denver’s neighborhoods and streets have been shaped by “Blueprint Denver,” a planning document meant to manage growth without overwhelming city streets with cars. That hasn’t happened — the vast majority of Denverites drive — but cities are messy and don’t come with an IKEA manual. This summer the […]