Drivers caused 541 crashes on Denver’s streets last week, sending three people to the hospital with serious injuries, according to preliminary police statistics. Compared to a year ago, there were 523 crashes, 3.3 percent fewer.
After the death of a cyclist who was using an unprotected bike lane in Washington D.C., A Denver bike activist organized the #RedCupProject to illustrate how vulnerable people are when they bike in unprotected bike lanes.
Why is Denver still expanding I-70? The move to tear down I-980 in Oakland shows that forward-thinking officials elsewhere get it: The problems associated with mega-motorways in urban neighborhoods outweigh the benefits.