One overlooked reason for the traffic swamping Denver streets is all the real estate we've set aside to accommodate parking. The city is rife with monolithic parking structures and asphalt lots that beckon to people with cars. All that parking creates a vicious cycle by degrading the pedestrian environment and generating traffic that slows down buses.
Mayor Michael Hancock lent his most emphatic support yet to what he called "bold" investments in biking, walking, and transit in a speech he gave at Bicycle Colorado's Moving People Forward conference.
The A-Line between Union Station and Denver International Airport opened today to loads of fanfare: Two ribbon cuttings (one at each end of the line), 14 scheduled speeches, and a media train that departed at 5 a.m. As Streetsblog wrote earlier this week, the hype for the A Line has gotten a little out of […]
Mayor Michael Hancock cut the ribbon on much needed improvements to the Blake Street bridge over 38th Street on Thursday. What was once a rundown, three-lane road without sidewalks is now a two-lane street with painted bike lanes in each direction and roomy sidewalks for people walking to and from the adjacent 38th and Blake […]