Why Denver Could Set an All-Time Record for Traffic Deaths in 2022

6/27/2022 5:36:00 PM

The pace of fatalities has quickened since last year.

Traffic deaths in Denver last year were the highest in well over a decade. This year is much worse.

The pace of fatalities has quickened since last year.

the most since Denver launched Vision Zero , a five-year action plan with the mission of"eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by making our roadways safer for everyone" as of 2030.A person was stabbed in the Union Station area, near Wewatta and 17th streets, police said in a 6:15 a.DENVER – Besides the annual parade and the Denver PRIDE 5K, presented by Smartwool, the parade will have many more activities, including live performances by renown entertainers from the LGTB+ community across three stages.Clouds will be extensive on Sunday and temperatures will only get into the 60s and 70s from the mountains to the plains.

Instead, the situation continues to get worse — so much so that 2022 may set an all-time record for traffic deaths in Denver.As of June 18, the most recent date on the official rundown provided by the , 39 people had died in Mile High City traffic accidents this year.Saturday tweet.That's seven more than the number of deaths through the same date in 2021.Betty gives us what we need most right now: an excuse to dance in the mirror, license to trust our instinct, and knowledge that joy is never too far away.According to the DPD, the deadliest traffic year in its recorded history was 1969 , when the fatality count hit an even 100 — but that mark could be in jeopardy should fatalities continue to occur at the current pace.One shooting happened in the 1600 block of West Evans Avenue, police said on Twitter at 1:56 a.The total traffic-death toll since February 17, 2016, the date Denver officially committed to Vision Zero, is now at 421, according to data collected by Denver Streets Partnership.A warming trend will get underway starting on Monday with temperatures climbing back to near normal for this time of year, which for Denver is a high in the middle to upper 80s.

Annual traffic death totals for Denver weren't widely accessible until recent years.A second shooting happened in the area of East Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street, according to a 1:02 a.Originally hailing from Albany, Ga.However, the DPD was able to provide Westword with numbers for each year since 2010, when the fatality count was 42, exactly half of the 2021 total.The previous high-water mark over this span was 2019, with 71 — thirteen fatalities fewer than in 2021.tweet.2010: 42.The Boston native began his career in New York City, as an icon in the underground nightlife scene of the East Village.

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