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Tell Denver Public Works Which Street Designs Are Best for Broadway, Lincoln

The Broadway/Lincoln corridor is in dire need of becoming a neighborhood for people instead of just a thruway for cars. That’s why some planners from the Department of Public Works are trying to transform the streets with things like protected bike lanes and better crosswalks. DPW is considering three designs, and it’s clear which one is best. “Option #3” creates a one-way […]

Two-Day Broadway Bike Lane Is Pre-Cursor to Longer Demo

We received a lot of feedback after last week’s news that the Department of Public Works will test out a protected, two-way bike lane on South Broadway with a “pop-up” bike lane during the last weekend of September. The pop-up design will run two blocks, from 1st Avenue to Bayaud Street, and will likely feature basic safeguards like cones and signage. Some […]

How Denver Can Get More Bang for Its Street Safety Buck

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Last week Streetsblog Denver reported on changes coming to 16th and Broadway that will improve safety at a dangerous intersection. The project is worthwhile, but at just over $1.1 million, it’s not exactly cheap for a one-block fix. While redesigning surface streets will always be much cheaper than building highways or parking, some methods are more cost-effective […]