Morning Magazine Podcast Monday August 5, 2019

On Friday, cyclists gathered for a critical mass event in downtown Denver, with about 100 people on bikes cycling around the city to call for increased safety on the road for cyclists in the wake of two recent deaths of cyclists in the city. But Denver is not alone in seeing bike fatalities this year.
Data from the Colorado Department of Transportation Bicycle show that bike fatalities statewide spiked last year. That number was 22 and was the highest number since at least 2002.
Cities around the Front Range are grappling with how to make our streets safer for all users. We hear from David Kemp, a senior transportation planner for the city of Boulder.

 

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