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Ordonez-Gamez was crossing Tower Road near 69th Avenue just after 6 a.m. on February 15 when Thomas Poliwka struck him with a Dodge Durango at “a stated speed” of 40 mph, according to the police report, which cites testimony from two witnesses who were driving behind Poliwka.
De Pompa, 62, was struck and killed while riding his bike near 38th Avenue and Utica Street in northwest Denver on February 26. Details are scarce. The case is still under investigation and the crash report isn’t publicly available yet, Casillas said.
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Last summer, Denver Public Works wrapped up the widening of Broadway and Mississippi Avenue. It always defied belief that well into the 21st Century, Denver planned to expand roads...
...and city planners know that, which is why they’re considering parking caps around the 41st and Fox station. Peña Station, as imagined. Photo: David Sachs
DPW’s new curb ramps look like this one on 19th and Logan — a sharper angle and a heightened curb that drivers won’t run over. Image: Google Maps Without a curb, nothing’s stopping drivers from rolling over the pedestrian zone. Photo: David Sachs
Fixing these dangerous conditions doesn’t require the time and expense of digging up the street. NACTO recommends using planters or plastic posts (think Colfax and Park) to tighten corners and make drivers take turns more carefully.
At 6th and Lincoln, red light cameras have led to a 60 percent decrease in total crashes and a 70 percent decrease in T-bone crashes, which are the most likely type of crash to be fatal, said DPW traffic engineer David Digiacomo.
Driver Hits Person Walking on Broadway and 1st, Smashes Through Restaurant — Again (Denverite)
More Room to House People, Not Cars, Around 38th and Blake RTD Station
30th and Champa
Northeast Transportation Connections and Prodigy Coffeehouse will have breakfast and coffee for riders at 3801 E. 40th Ave., right by the RTD station. Grab it while it’s hot from 6:30 to 9 a.m.This article has 1 other Denver location (Show)
15th and Cleveland
Bike Traffic Prompts Deli Owners to Build Bike-Thru at 12th and Bannock (Westword)
...and trucks roaring by in the background, Denver transportation leaders stood at the corner of Federal Boulevard and Exposition Avenue on Tuesday to trumpet pedestrian-friendly traffic signal changes at 10 crossings along Federal, the...
If you’re walking around the intersection of 19th Avenue and Grant Street, be prepared to either take your chances in the street with cars or walk completely out of your way, because Denver Public Works has allowed construction crews to close every crossing to pedestrians.
...and “short-sighted” because L riders now have to transfer if they’re traveling between 30th and Downing and stations south of 16th Street. These riders, he claims, will lose “well over three...
Denver Public Works is moving forward with a walking and biking bridge at 47th Avenue and York Street so people can safely cross a terribly dangerous intersection, which includes a set of freight rail tracks. Waiting for a freight train to pass can disrupt the whole day for people on foot.
The L line follows a 1.7-mile route between the 16th Street Mall stations and 30th and Downing, with trains coming every 15 minutes until about 7:30 pm when frequency falls to 30 minutes.
...reliability systemwide, however, by eliminating delays that rippled out from a one-track segment on Welton Street at 24th Street...