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.
The ride-hail company recently admitted that it needs to poach huge numbers of transit riders to make a profit. But RTD counts its recent partnership with the ride-hail company a success.
With more than 188 open positions for bus and train operators at RTD & Bustang, we sat down with Bustang driver Krista Dolton to learn what the job is like. “It’s a career. It’s not a job,” she said. “You're transporting precious cargo. You're transporting somebody’s mom, somebody’s dad, somebody’s brother. And that cannot be replaced like a bag of groceries."
Visitors to Cheesman park are doing it all wrong. A few weeks ago, at least a dozen signs popped up right in the middle of informal trails where people run and walk. They direct people to use official paths. But pedestrian advocates say that such paths show where people want to go and that officials should respond by building formal trails in those locations.
As Colorado studies rail options along the congested I-25 corridor, experts say few would ride options slower than high-speed rail. But a well-funded anti-rail cabal is likely to defeat any push for bullet trains.