Greenhouse gas emissions are often discussed in terms of their weight in tons. You might have a tough time picturing all of that gas hanging out in the sky. But climate cubes can give you an idea of your car's emissions — and those of all the cars along Colorado's Front Range.
B-cycle, Denver’s bike sharing nonprofit, rolled out nine new electric bicycles for testing today at Union Station.
The Department of Public Works installed in-street pedestrian signs in the crosswalks at two intersections in the Washington Park neighborhood this morning. The signs come three weeks after Mayor Michael Hancock promised to boost street safety at 24 locations around the city after drivers killed two bicyclists last month, adding to a fast-rising death rate that is on track to reach highest level in over a decade.
A vision for the 5280 Trail, a “linear park" that could one day form a five-mile loop around downtown Denver, was unveiled yesterday. It would transform streets into tree-lined places for plazas, playgrounds and public art — while creating a low-stress place for people to stroll and ride bikes to, from and within downtown.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will lower speed limits and make temporary street safety upgrades happen fast in several parts of Denver. And as traffic fatalities rise sharply, those fighting the city as it works to install bike lanes should stand down, he said at a press conference this morning.