When I entered the affordable housing world, one thing I didn’t count on was how many projects across Denver don’t even pass the visioning stage. There are a variety of reasons for this, mainly revolving around finances, but the one I was not counting on was…parking.
So far in 2021, 18 people have died from traffic violence on Denver streets. Three of the victims were on foot, one was on a scooter, and 14 were in vehicles. At this point in 2020, 15 people were victims of traffic violence in Denver, putting us on track for a year even more deadly than 2020.
Bicyclists are less likely to be in a crash, but more likely to be seriously injured.
France may soon pay its residents to trade their private cars for e-bikes, vehicle-share services, and even transit passes — and the move is re-igniting the conversation about unconventional ways our governments can subsidize the greenest modes of transportation.
Uber and RTD team up on paratransit service, neighbors react to deadly crash
The U.S. Department of Transportation is re-branding one of its largest discretionary grant programs to explicitly reward regional and local governments who put equity and sustainability first in their transportation projects. But some advocates are holding their applause until they see how the department will actually define those critical terms.