Denver news in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, Jan. 10

The Eisenhower Tunnel under construction. (John Gordon/Western History & Genealogy Dept./Denver Public Library)

Hi. Today, we’ve got news on everything from transit prices to dockless bikes, downtown Westminster and more.

The Eisenhower Tunnel under construction. (John Gordon/Western History & Genealogy Dept./Denver Public Library)
The Eisenhower Tunnel under construction. (John Gordon/Western History & Genealogy Dept./Denver Public Library)

Transportation:

Ashley has a rundown of the proposals for RTD’s new transit pass program. Here’s what you need to know and when you can speak up about it. (Denverite)

Could dockless bike shares make biking more diverse? Maybe so. (CityLab)

Politics:

Unite Colorado announced its slate of unaffiliated statehouse candidates. (Colorado Politics)

Cory Gardner and Jeff Sessions are meeting today to argue about marijuana. Major investors are likely to back away from marijuana.  (DP, Marijuana Business Daily)

Schools:

Colorado’s student population grew again in the fall of 2017, and the biggest increases were in charter and online schools. (Chalkbeat)

Development:

An Alamo Drafthouse and vertical development are coming to downtown Westminster. (DP)

Fun:

The National Western Stock Show saw record-breaking weekend attendance in its first weekend with 103,546 showing up for the first two days. (Denverite)

From cricket protein to meditation, 5280 has the top eight fitness trends for 2018. (5280)

 

Andrew Kenney

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