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Vision Zero: stemming the tide of pedestrian deaths on Colorado roads

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You may have noticed your streets changing with new paint and white posts around dangerous intersections. It’s part of Denver’s plan called Vision Zero. The goal? Eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030. But despite this push to make roads safer, Denver streets are deadlier than ever. This week, we hear from families who’ve lost loved ones on the road, along with policy and lawmakers who are determined to make Colorado streets safe for everyone. But will their plans work?

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