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RTD 15 bus in red bus-only lane on 15th Street in Denver

Commentary: Rolling Out The Red Carpet For Transit

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If you draw a massive venn diagram of all the characteristics we want out of our transportation system – safety, affordability, less congestion, less pollution, and more access that’s more equitable – you’ll find transit sitting right at the sweet spot in the center. This year, 2021, is the year to build a more robust and sophisticated transit system in Denver, and we may finally have the funding to do it, writes Matt Frommer, a Senior Transportation Associate with the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP).
Sign speed limit 25 and digital sign your speed 27

Advocates to Feds: We Need a New Traffic-Control Manual

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A coalition of leading transportation professionals is pushing for an overhaul of the manual that sets many of the most dangerous design guidelines for our car-focused roads — and rejecting a piecemeal public comment process that they say will only put a band-aids over the gaping wounds in our unsafe national transportation standards. 

Thursday’s Headlines 03/18/2021 and Denver Chooses Exclusive Five-Year Bike Share and Scooter Share Licensees, Invests $0

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Denver has chosen Lyft and Limebike for exclusive bike share and scooter share licenses, and the City is investing $0, and the City is receiving $0. Those Who Relay On Wheelchairs To Get Around Say Shoveling & Plowing After Snowstorms Sometimes Leaves Them Trapped. Denver Police add extra patrols to Asian-American communities after rise in hate-related crimes. More headlines.