Friday’s Headlines & Traffic Violence Report 3/20/20

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Traffic Violence Report

Metro News

  • New Bike Persona project aims to celebrate the diversity of people who bike and why (Denver Streets Partnership)
  • When Tennyson Street changes again, locals will be ready to preserve the commercial feel forged in Denver’s streetcar era (Denverite)
  • Denver is suspending (most) parking restrictions (The Denver Channel)
    • You still CANNOT park in bike and/or transit lanes
  • Some heroes wear an RTD uniform (Denver Post YourHub)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 31 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 51 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Everything you need to know about riding your bike during the COVID outbreak (Bicycle Colorado)
  • Is Free Transit Safer? As Ridership Drops, Some Agencies Cut Fares. (CityLab)
  • How Transit Agencies Are Responding to the COVID-19 Public Health Threat (Transit Center)
  • America’s mass transit agencies need a bailout, too (Vox)

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Traffic Violence Report 3/20/20 – Eight killed on Denver streets in 2020

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Traffic Violence Report 3/20/20


Streetsblog Denver would like to thank The O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm for supporting this series. Financial contributions do not influence our content. 


Eight people have died from traffic violence on Denver streets in 2020. Five of the victims were on foot and three were in a vehicle.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has pledged to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2030 with the Denver Vision Zero Action Plan. In 2019 in Denver, 71 people died from traffic violence.

Thursday’s Headlines 3/19/20

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Metro News

  • RTD ridership drops 60% amid coronavirus outbreak, but agency isn’t cutting service (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 36 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 60 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond


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Wednesday’s Headlines 3/18/20

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Metro News

  • Denver is changing up parking restrictions after a bit of public frustration with enforcement (Denverite & CBS4 Denver)
  • RTD signs ban people from waiting areas using a law that hasn’t existed for 8 years (Denverite)
  • Suncor Refinery Reports Another Malfunction, Chemical Release (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 58 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 49 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • People are biking more in NYC. That’s good, even if the reason is bad (NYT)
  • Transit agencies all across the country are taking a (perhaps fatal) hit (Human Transit)

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Tuesday’s Headlines 3/17/20

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Metro News

Centennial State & Beyond


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Monday’s Headlines 3/16/20

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Metro News

  • CDOT is rolling out an “accountability program” & also major expansions to I-25, I-70, and others (COPolitics & CPR)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 58 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 59 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Coronavirus is taking a big bite out of public transportation ridership in the US (The Verge)
    • ICYMI: Here’s what RTD is doing to prevent coronavirus spread (9News)

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Friday’s Headlines & Traffic Violence Report 3/14/20

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From Streetsblog

Traffic Violence Report 

FINAL Traffic Violence Report 3.13.20

Metro News

  • Denver voters overwhelmingly support the City’s plans to increase safety and mobility options (Denver Streets Partnership)
  • If Coronavirus Sickens RTD’s Workforce, It Will Cut The Least Productive Routes First (CPR)
  • West Colfax’s fancy bus shelters are now solar powered, making the neighborhood more sustainable than ever (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 29 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 43 (Good).

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