Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about Colfax Avenue

Gov’s $100M Commitment to Safer Streets Is About More Than Money

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Governor John Hickenlooper’s announcement that Colorado will invest more than $100 million over four years in bike and pedestrian infrastructure was bold, and not just because that money can go a long way. Along with committing 2.5 percent of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s budget to bike and pedestrian projects, Hickenlooper appears intent on strategically reorienting the agency toward a […]

CDOT Spikes Campaign That Blamed Pedestrians for Getting Hit by Drivers

Well that was short-lived. After less than two weeks, the Colorado Department of Transportation is dropping a social media campaign championed by Hank, the sleazy infomercial character created to scold people for walking. As Streetsblog Denver reported a couple weeks ago, the campaign was a tone-deaf repackaging of discredited ideas that blame people for their own deaths. There was […]