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Monday’s Headlines 4/12/21: Transit Falls to Bottom in New Transportation Plan

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area Colorado’s Big Transportation Plan Makes Transit A Lower Priority — And RTD Gets Nothing (Colorado Public Radio) Viewpoints clash over street closures in Denver’s City Park – Small closures would allow dedicated space to people walking, biking, and rolling, and still allow vehicle access (The Denver Channel) Denver police warn […]
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis

Polis, Hancock, Sadik-Khan: Highlights From Today’s Bicycle Conference

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock gave uninspiring speeches at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference today in Denver. But the two followed Janette Sadik-Khan, the former New York City transportation commissioner whose book “Streetfight” calls for an “urban revolution.”  (Read the Streetsblog Denver interview.) Sadik-Khan helped the Big Apple transform its streets from […]
RTD transit ticket kiosk

Are RTD's High Fares Bad for Denverites?

This opinion piece responds to last week’s Streetsblog story: Denver’s New Bus and Train Fares Are the Most Expensive in the Nation.  RTD’s fares just went up, and they are high. An adult cash ticket with local service is now $3.00, up from $2.60, making RTD’s fare one of the highest across the country. But […]