Tuesday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

  • Cyclists allowed to roll through stop signs in Thornton, a first for Denver Metro. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Four people hospitalized after suspected drunk driver caused crash on I-25 near Ft. Collins. (Coloradoan)
  • One Colorado State Patrol trooper injured in 24-hour period when drivers struck three CSP vehicles. (Denver Post)
  • Driver of R-Line train fired after derailment ejected and severely injured a woman. RTD doesn’t have tech that could have slowed the vehicle automatically. (Denver Post)
  • Former CU football player T.J. Cunningham dies after dispute over parking spot. (CBS4)
  • Jury awards $52 million to cyclist paralyzed after two cars hit him in 2017. (Denver Post)
  • Survivor of attack at Yale station last month searching for good Samaritan who helped her. (Fox 31)
  • The Colorado legislature will consider a bill to ban red-light cameras Wednesday. (Denver7)
  • Denver’s Little Saigon district will get a face lift with street safety project. (Fox 31)
  • E-scooters could come to Ft. Collins. (CBS4)
  • What’s the future of parking for multifamily projects? (Colorado Real Estate Journal)
  • Lack of parking cited for A-Basin ski resort’s decision to leave Epic Pass. (Colorado Sun)
  • Denver’s zoning rules have been a tool to further racism since 1925. The Denverite planning process should change that. (Denver Urbanism)
  • Denver businesses improvement districts use camping ban to push homeless people out of public areas. (Next City)
  • More headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Friday’s Headlines

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Street safety advocates praised the city for its commitment to Vision Zero with a Valentine’s Day “love-in” demonstration at City Hall yesterday. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog.

From Streetsblog

  • Distracted driving: Denver Councilman Albus Brooks made a video while driving his daughter to school. It was same day the State Senate transportation committee advanced a distracted driving bill. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • 45 percent fewer tickets: In the years since Denver cut back on traffic enforcement officers, crashes and traffic fatalities have risen despite city’s Vision Zero goal. (Denver Post)
  • Colorado distracted driving bill moved to appropriations committee with unanimous support. (Colorado Politics)
  • Would Denver get more out of its massive Denverite planning process if it waited until after the May election to finalize the project? (Westword)
  • Everything you need to know about e-bikes in Denver (5280)
  • Bond will fund traffic light near Yale Station where seniors fear crossing the street. (Denver7)
  • More headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Thursday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

Other news

  • Multi-car crash kills one on I-25 south of Colorado Springs (Gazette)
  • The R-Line train that derailed and injured a woman last month in Aurora was going too fast and RTD doesn’t have the tech needed to slow trains automatically. (Denver Post)
  • Matthew Dungan, who killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk and distracted, urges drivers to avoid lapses in judgement. (Coloradoan)
  • After deadliest year on Colorado Springs’ streets, police increasing enforcement. (News 5)
  • People made 58,000 trips on scooters, traveling nearly 1 million miles since Aug. 1. Fleet of 1,300 scooters could expand. (Denverite) (Also: Denver Post)
  • RTD hearing in Golden discussed proposed service cuts that would reduce W-Line service to every 30 minutes on Saturdays. (Fox 31)
  • Denver traffic is among the worst in the U.S. (Patch)
  • As more people move to Capitol Hill, people complain about too little parking. (Denver7)

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