Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about Seattle

From left, Denver Public Works Executive Director Eulois Cleckley, Metro Denver Chamber President Kelly Brough, Seattle City Traffic Engineer Donho Chang, and former Seattle DOT chief Scott Kubly. Photo: Jack Todd/Bicycle Colorado

Denver Can’t Count on Automated Vehicles to Fix Our Busted Transportation System

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The auto industry probably loves Colorado’s enthusiastic embrace of automated vehicles. But if decision-makers bet on robo-cars as a transportation panacea, to the exclusion of proven urban transportation solutions, they risk repeating past mistakes that hollowed out urban centers and deepened our dependence on cars. We can make our city streets safer and more efficient today […]

What Denver’s Transportation Engineers Can Learn From Seattle

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Seattle is, in many ways, Denver’s most comparable peer city. Like the Mile High City, Seattle was built to move cars, but as it grows, the city is looking to retrofit its streets to move people via transit, biking, and walking. There’s a stark difference between the two cities’ approach, though. Seattle is backing up its talk with swift action made […]