It's time for the Hancock administration to employ measures at the city's multimodal nexus that back up all the talk about ending traffic deaths and doubling walking, biking, and transit trips. Anything less would make the administration's Vision Zero initiative and other "mobility" goals little more than slogans.
It happens all day, every day, but this obstructed bike lane on Wynkoop Street in front of Union Station borders on the absurd. Reader Micah Gurard-Levin stumbled upon this impenetrable blockade of 10 cars Thursday and took a video. Notice the extra hazard of the wide open door. The practice of picking up and dropping […]
Bike advocates and city workers marked the opening of two bike-share stations by Union Station this morning. The newest station is on the redesigned Wynkoop Street, and the other is behind the Union Station facade on a pavilion near Wewatta Street. Together, the two stations add 35 docking points to the system, with B-Cycle adding 18 bikes as […]
Here’s a quick video about the potential to turn Wynkoop Street in front of Union Station into a great public space. It’s by Chris Jones, a self-described “urbanist making videos about urbanism.” Jones envisions transforming Wynkoop Street between 16th and 18th into “Wynkoop Square” by making those blocks car-free. If that seems like a radical idea, he says, just test […]
Over the last few weeks, Denver Public Works has been working to improve walking and biking conditions at 17th and Wynkoop near Union Station. With the A-Line opening and more foot traffic on the way, the old design wasn’t going to cut it. Streetsblog posted photos of the changes when they were almost complete a couple of weeks ago. Now DenverUrbanism […]