A sign directs people to stay on designated trails in Cheesman Park. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Denver Shouts ‘Get Off My Lawn’ With Obnoxious Signs in Cheesman Park

Visitors to Cheesman park are doing it all wrong. A few weeks ago, at least a dozen signs popped up right in the middle of informal trails where people run and walk. They direct people to use official paths. But pedestrian advocates say that such paths show where people want to go and that officials should respond by building formal trails in those locations.
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Wednesday’s Headlines


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  • Traffic Violence Report: Drivers killed 4 more people on Denver streets. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Colorado would require electric vehicles to account for nearly 5% of  vehicles for sale by 2023 if the state adopts California’s emissions standards. The Polis administration rejected automakers request for voluntary rules. (CPR)
  • A transit-oriented development with 216 apartments breaks ground near RTD’s R and H light rail lines in Aurora. (CBS4)
  • An organization is raising money to buy a recumbent bike for Bill Holder, an injured police officer and bike advocate. (Fox 31)
  • Mayor Michael Hancock was re-elected. (Colorado Independent)
  • Council incumbents “feel the heat.” (Denver Post)
  • Urbanist Councilwoman Mary Beth Sussman defeated over NIMBY anger. (Denverite)
  • Gov. Polis signs transportation legislation into law. (Denver Business Journal)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 48 Good. Yesterday’s max: 74 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Traffic Violence Report: Drivers Killed 4 More People on Denver Streets

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Note: The O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm supports this series but their financial contribution will never influence the content, topics or posts made in Streetsblog. Between May 23 and yesterday, drivers killed four people on Denver streets — two pedestrians, one motorcyclist and one motorist — continuing a dangerous trend that has the Mile High City […]

Tuesday’s Headlines


A Taiwan High Speed Rail train emerges from a tunnel during a test run on June 24th, 2006. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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Other news

  • NIMBYs petition the city to stop a proposed protected bike lane on S. Marion St. Parkway. (Denver7)
  • CBS4 reporter Kelly Werthmann’s version of the story favors the NIMBY point of view with a poor choice of sources. (CBS4)
  • Bike to Work Day is June 26. (CBS4)
  • Weigh in on proposed changes to I-25 in Denver at a public meeting Thursday. (CDOT)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 44 Good. Yesterday’s max: 61 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Monday’s Headlines


A French bullet train stopped in the Savoie region in the Alps on March 2. Photo: Floflo via Wikimedia Commons

 From Streetsblog

  • 3 Maps: The $21 billion Colorado High-Speed Rail Network proposed in 2010. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • An 80-year-old bicyclist died after a crash in Boulder. (Fox 31)
  • Five projects along Federal Blvd. will make one of Denver’s most dangerous streets safer, and more pleasant. (5280)
  • Denver is planning a new protected bike lane in Stapleton on Central Park Blvd. from Montview Blvd. to East 36th Ave. (CBS4)
  • “Front Range air quality is terrible, but Colorado’s efforts are showing some improvement in ozone pollution.” (Colorado Sun)
  • Bustang routes to Fort Collins and Vail are back after the bus driver shortage forced CDOT to cut them. (CBS4)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 42 Good. Yesterday’s max: 64 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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