A Denver suburb has just approved a controversial safety plan that will allow cyclists to slow-roll through stops signs — a practice that studies show keeps cyclists safer than coming to a full stop. Bicycle advocates hope that other cities — including Denver — will soon follow Thornton’s lead.
Celebrate the teachers — endanger everyone else.
Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks wanted to cheer on public school teachers as they returned to work on Thursday, but chose to celebrate in a way that risked the lives of his neighbors: he videotaped himself as he was driving.
Regular transit riders are giving up on Denver’s buses and trains and hopping into road-clogging cars instead. RTD keeps passengers waiting too long and its routes fail to go to the places where most people want to go, says a new survey.