There’s a reason why the cities we find the most pleasant to visit also have the fewest cars and the most robust mass transit.
Coloradans have to wait until 2027 for Floyd Hill to be fixed. Here are some more immediate suggestions.
As we head into 2022, you cannot help but witness massive construction cranes towering over the Denver skyline. Each one equates to another 40-story apartment building or skyscraper pushing into the Brown Cloud over the city. When you drive along Sheridan, Wadsworth or many other streets, you see endless construction of condos crammed into every […]
An ordinance reducing the speed limit from 25 mph to 20 mph on unstriped residential streets in Denver recently was approved by City Council under the rubric “20 is plenty”—a pretty catchy slogan, but much ado about very little. Yet, it’s going to cost $1.3 to $1.5 million to implement. It’s true, speed kills. But […]
The first sparks of the Marshall fire started about a mile and a half from where I live. My older sister and I live in South Boulder. Molly lives in an assisted living facility and I live in an apartment half a mile from her. The night before, I’d made a plan to visit my […]
Last year was one for the record books, as evidenced by historic wildfires burning throughout the state as late as October. The harsh consequences of our car-oriented transportation system become more evident each day as communities both locally and across the country face devastating wildfires, flooding, unprecedented heat, and more poor-air-quality days than good ones. […]
A woman who hit a deer while driving south of Denver was hit and killed by another vehicle after getting out of her vehicle and at least nine people were injured on Monday, authorities said. The crashes happened on southbound Interstate 25 near Castle Rock at around 1 a.m. The woman was thrown into the […]
MIAMI — A member of an anti-Semitic group was arrested in Miami after he refused to follow police commands during a traffic stop, authorities said. The group calls itself the Goyim Defense League and regularly engages in stunts to harass Jewish people, the Miami Herald reported. Last week, they were in central Florida protesting at a […]
Anyone who has lived in the Denver metro region, even just for a few years, acutely feels the rapid population growth, and the corresponding strain on roads and highways. Colorado’s highways were designed for a population of 3.5 million people. The state now has 5.8 million residents with that number projected to hit 7.9 million […]
Colorado drivers would begin paying a new fee of 2 cents on every gallon of gas they purchase starting in July 2022 under legislation Democratic state lawmakers are expected to introduce in the coming weeks. That fee, which would not require voter approval, would increase to 8 cents per gallon starting in July 2028 under […]