Maggie Lea is the Grants Manager with Mile High Connects. Maggie was born and raised in Denver, and has a deep love for this community and dedication to its people. Case: leverage existing transit infrastructure for equitable vaccine distribution In the months since COVID-19 vaccination efforts kicked off in the state, we’ve made enormous strides […]
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If you draw a massive venn diagram of all the characteristics we want out of our transportation system – safety, affordability, less congestion, less pollution, and more access that’s more equitable – you’ll find transit sitting right at the sweet spot in the center. This year, 2021, is the year to build a more robust and sophisticated transit system in Denver, and we may finally have the funding to do it, writes Matt Frommer, a Senior Transportation Associate with the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP).
While many state highway bureaucracies treat bike, pedestrian, and transit infrastructure as an afterthought, new MassDOT highway engineering guidelines will require traffic engineers to include sidewalks, crosswalks, bus stops, and high-quality bike facilities when they design upgrades for the Commonwealth's major roadways.