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Voters To Decide If Denver Should Have Its First Transportation Department

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Southbound Interstate 25 traffic lanes bog down to a crawl at the interchange with Interstate 70 just north of downtown Denver, July 11, 2019.

You don't have to live in Denver to be affected by its transportation issues. From finding a parking spot, to getting around on light rail, or mapping a bike-friendly route. So it's notable that the city wants to create a new Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. Voters will decide if it's the right route this election. David Sachs is covering the issue for Denverite, which is part of CPR News.