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.
Critical Mass, the once disruptive bike ride that demanded cyclist rights with an attitude, returned to Denver streets Friday night for the first time since 2012. But there were no roads blocked. No red lights run. And no fists waved at drivers. Organizers dropped the in-your-face approach after drivers killed two bicyclists last month on […]
Hundreds of people on bikes gathered near the ballpark last night before riding in the rain to a candlelight vigil held where a driver hit and killed a bicyclist last week. The second cyclist death in as many weeks, the action was part memorial, part protest and also part of an annual celebration when bicyclists put on dresses and ride through the city.
Big Tech companies like Uber, Airbnb — and now scooter providers — aim to satisfy their customers with little regard for how their businesses affect our cities’ ecosystems. With new technologies like delivery drones and robots on the way, scooters may well be the Trojan Horse with which big tech colonizes the world’s public space.
Bustang officials celebrated a sharp rise in ridership that bucks a national trend — and the service’s fourth anniversary achievement was marked with a giant birthday card signed by officials from 107 Colorado cities and towns whose constituents are taking advantage of the expanding service.