Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about protected bike lanes

14th Avenue. Photo: David Sachs

Here Comes the 14th Ave Protected Bike Lane

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Denver Public Works crews began installing a protected bike lane on West 14th Avenue this week, the first new protected bikeway of 2017. It should be ready to ride by next week. The bikeway, which replaces a standard, striped bike lane, will run for a half-mile between Speer Boulevard and  Bannock Street — or about […]

#StreetFail: The 15th Street Protected Bike Lane-Slash-Construction Site

When construction projects jut into bike lanes, the city needs to keep those lanes functioning safely. But that isn’t happening on the 15th Street “protected” bike lane between California and Stout, above. This construction site takes up the whole block. Denver Public Works attempted to keep the bike lane intact by temporarily repurposing a traffic lane. Problem is, the […]