It's been nearly four months since Mayor Michael Hancock announced his plan to break transportation out of Denver Public Works. The move could have profound effects on the pace and scope of change to city streets, which is necessary to prioritize walking, biking, and transit and move the needle on car dependence.
Denver is growing faster than most cities in the country, and its streets need to catch up. Without rapid changes to make walking, biking, and transit more appealing, the city is going to get overrun by car traffic. Under Mayor Hancock, Denver’s streets aren’t adapting fast enough. The bike lane and sidewalk networks are stunted. […]