Mayor Hancock’s preliminary budget fails to fully fund the city’s transportation priorities for 2020 — and the City Council must make more money available to save lives and improve how people get around the city, activists said Wednesday.
Denver will continue investing in its goals around transportation and the climate crisis under the mayor’s 2020 budget proposal. But the $1.49 billion operating budget also braces the city for an economic slowdown.
Today Denver reduced the speed limit from 35 to 30 mph on a stretch of East Evans Avenue from Federal Boulevard to Huron Street. The safety measure is one of Denver's efforts to cut serious injuries and fatalities on the city's streets, but most drivers disregarded the new speed limit.