Tag: Cycling

Bus Lanes and Improved Cycling Infrastructure Proposed For Speer Boulevard And Leetsdale Drive

Bus Lanes and Improved Cycling Infrastructure Proposed For Speer Boulevard And Leetsdale Drive

Speer Boulevard is among the most clogged roads in Denver at nearly any hour. Getting through Cherry Creek can take seemingly forever. Leetsdale Drive is full of stop-and-go traffic. On top of all of that, the transit options to get to Cherry Creek, Glendale, and Southeast Denver are less than desirable. RTD has one bus … Continue reading Bus Lanes and Improved Cycling Infrastructure Proposed For Speer Boulevard And Leetsdale Drive

21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop.

21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop.

Downtown is full of bustling city streets moving cars and buses across Lodo and the Central Business District. Most streets downtown are one-way streets, with three, four, or even five lanes clogging up with traffic during the rush hour. This makes 21st Street and Wynkoop Street look like small neighborhood side streets. Both of these … Continue reading 21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop.

Denver plans to rebuild the Colfax and Federal interchange, possibly eliminating the intersection altogether.

Denver plans to rebuild the Colfax and Federal interchange, possibly eliminating the intersection altogether.

Traffic can be a nightmare at Colfax and Federal.  Then again, where can't it be a nightmare in Denver now?  On Colfax, traffic often backs up to I-25 during rush hour or on Broncos game days, and Federal Boulevard can be a stand still.  In the middle of it all, an interchange exists that is … Continue reading Denver plans to rebuild the Colfax and Federal interchange, possibly eliminating the intersection altogether.

Denver’s newest pedestrian bridge will help tie together a divided neighborhood.

Denver’s newest pedestrian bridge will help tie together a divided neighborhood.

UPDATE (3/15/17): The bridge is scheduled to open in Fall 2017, so in about 6 months we should be able to move around River North a bit easier.   The River North neighborhood has exploded in growth since 2010 and is now one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city.  Brighton Boulevard has seen some … Continue reading Denver’s newest pedestrian bridge will help tie together a divided neighborhood.