Sidewalks are like relationships: We can build them if we are willing. We can repair them if we are willing. They don’t fall apart overnight. They need care, maintenance, and people choosing to do the work.
Dear Denver: We met on Walk Score. Hello, again. I’m the woman who was looking to move from a mountain town of 450 people to you – you with public transportation and a large public library system and the symphony and museums and movie theaters and neighborhoods to walk.
Denver’s iconic Millennium Bridge closed without notice yesterday, leaving many people who depend on the major pedestrian thoroughfare confused about how to get between the Riverfront and Union Station neighborhoods.
Montbello: "We have to deal with wide roads, narrow sidewalks, and unsafe crossing situations that prevent many Montbello residents from walking to the park, to the bus, to school, or to our neighbor's house," writes Pam Jiner in this guest commentary.
This morning workers started installing rubber curbs along the 15th Street bikeway downtown to make the street safer. Over the coming weeks, pedestrian safety improvements will be made and the street will get a dedicated bus lane.