Bombshell: Denver B-cycle will shut down on Jan. 30. The city will also shake up its scooter program in a radical reorganization, creating a months-long gap in service that could add more cars to the city’s already congested streets.
Greenhouse gas emissions from autos increased 102 percent in the Denver Metro over 1990 levels. The news comes one day before 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg will lead a Fridays for Future Strike in Denver.
Denver wants its own Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, shifting the Department of Public Works' primary focus to transportation — while keeping its duties over over solid waste and water treatment.