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Traffic Violence Report: 482 Crashes Seriously Injured 5 Last Week

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There were no new traffic fatalities in Denver last week but drivers caused 482 crashes that seriously injured five and the total number of fatalities is up 38 percent year. The increasing number deaths show that the city's Vision Zero program is failing to make progress toward its goal to eliminate all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
Mayor Michael Hancock delivers his inauguration speech. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Inauguration: Hancock Calls for Safer Streets, Advocates Hope He Will Deliver

Mayor Hancock kicked off his third and final term today by calling for lower speed limits and better designed streets to keep cyclists and pedestrians safer in an “urgent” attempt to take back control of the streets from reckless car owners.  “Our streets must change to make way for more transit riders, bike riders and […]