After Denver Public Works installed the Arapahoe and Lawrence Street bike lanes in 2015, people who used them felt safer, and a lot more people biked on the streets. That's according to early results from a Denver Public Works study documenting the effects of the city's first parking-protected bikeways [PDF].
Mayor Michael Hancock officially opened Denver’s first parking-protected bike lanes Thursday with some revelry on the corner of 16th and Arapahoe. The two new bike lanes — one on Arapahoe Street and one on Lawrence Street — run a little over one mile each, from Auraria Campus to 24th Street. They include traffic signals that finally give people on bikes a safe way […]
Two people who live at the IsBell Lofts downtown are rabid over a new bus stop near their building, because they think it will attract criminals or something. Here’s more from Fox31, which for some reason gave credence to their complaints by covering it: Residents of the IsBell Lofts at 1800 Lawrence St. woke up Monday to the clamor of […]
The Department of Public Works began installing a pretty monumental piece of the city’s bike network yesterday — parking-protected bike lanes on Arapahoe and Lawrence streets. When complete in mid-November, the bike lanes will provide a downtown route for about a mile between Auraria Campus and 24th Street, with intersection treatments that will make it safer to […]
Denver Public Works has been criticized for picking low-hanging fruit when it comes to designing bike infrastructure, but it’s safe to say the parking-protected bike lanes coming to Lawrence and Arapahoe streets are a bit higher up in the tree. Even better, they’ll probably be fully built by the end of October. Reps from DPW’s bike projects department […]