Commentary: How a new emphasis on safer streets could drive big change in ColoradoBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Colorado's wowntowns, main streets, and the urban arterials that have become so many of our main streets should be vibrant community centers, but people need to feel safe accessing them, no matter how they get there.
Commentary: Best Foot ForwardBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Dear Denver: We met on Walk Score. Hello, again. I’m the woman who was looking to move from a mountain town of 450 people to you – you with public transportation and a large public library system and the symphony and museums and movie theaters and neighborhoods to walk.
Commentary: 100 Years of School Safety Patrol Coming to DenverBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
This guest commentary is by Cassie Tanner, Deputy Director of Public Affairs for AAA Colorado. You can connect with Cassie on Twitter @CassStenstrom and on LinkedIn. At AAA Colorado, we are proud partners in Vision Zero initiatives in Denver and across Colorado, and we’re even prouder to promote safe, non-automotive mobility whenever we can. After […]
Commentary: What do parking requirements have to do with affordable housing?By Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
When I entered the affordable housing world, one thing I didn’t count on was how many projects across Denver don’t even pass the visioning stage. There are a variety of reasons for this, mainly revolving around finances, but the one I was not counting on was…parking.
Commentary: Walking While Black in the Mile High CityBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Some of the most memorable racist incidents that Adrian Miller has experienced in Denver happened when he was Walking while Black.
Back on Track: What’s Next for the RTD Board of Directors?By Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
The main challenge facing the RTD Board is to increase ridership and revenue while providing transportation that is safe and equitable for everyone. Johnson is optimistic: "We just have to be willing to roll up our sleeves and look at what's before us.”
Antiquated to Elevated: Looking ForwardBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Denver may not become the internationally-recognized pinnacle of pedestrian access anytime soon, but Denver can pave its way to 21st-century mobility and transit options with the help of those who want to see it succeed the most—her very own residents.
Back on Track: Transit EquityBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
“Transit justice does not rely on transit agencies alone. The injustices are symptoms of larger problems and the agencies have to work in tandem to create programmatic solutions that make our community safe and accessible for everyone,” Campbell stated.
Is Intersection Design Impeding Active Mobility?By Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
West Wash Park resident Kate Gotter worries about crossing Alameda Avenue every time she takes her three children to school. “It’s like playing Frogger. I have three kids, but only two hands."
Antiquated to Elevated: Building a Bond ProjectBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
How does a mobility problem faced by residents eventually become an element of a massive, municipal bond? Here’s a hint: it’s a long process filled with continuous effort, strategic planning and a little creativity.
Back on Track: Conversations with Doug Tisdale and Kate WilliamsBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Doug Tisdale and Kate Williams, two returning RTD Board Directors, reflect on the past four years and what they’ve learned, offering insight into the future of the RTD board.
Antiquated to Elevated: Overcoming BarriersBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Many projects that are being funded by the Elevate Denver bond seek to solve mobility problems that come as a result of the barriers, both physical and political, that exist all over the city. Especially in communities that have historically been given the short end of the stick regarding citywide mobility, regulatory conflicts and right-of-way hierarchies only continue to delay the solutions residents are asking for.