Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about Mayor Michael Hancock

A pedestrian crosses E. Mississippi Ave. at S. Columbine St. shortly after an in-street pedestrian sign was installed Aug. 23. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Eyes on the Street: City Installs in-Street Pedestrian Crossing Signs Near Wash Park

The Department of Public Works installed in-street pedestrian signs in the crosswalks at two intersections in the Washington Park neighborhood this morning. The signs come three weeks after Mayor Michael Hancock promised to boost street safety at 24 locations around the city after drivers killed two bicyclists last month, adding to a fast-rising death rate that is on track to reach highest level in over a decade.
Mayor Michael Hancock delivers his inauguration speech. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Inauguration: Hancock Calls for Safer Streets, Advocates Hope He Will Deliver

Mayor Hancock kicked off his third and final term today by calling for lower speed limits and better designed streets to keep cyclists and pedestrians safer in an “urgent” attempt to take back control of the streets from reckless car owners.  “Our streets must change to make way for more transit riders, bike riders and […]