June 28, 2022

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Protected bike lane project honors local mother killed while riding

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DENVER (KDVR) — Protected bike lanes and a new pattern to help keep cyclists safe, beginning at South Marion and South Downing Street to Washington Park, have officially opened after years of construction.

“I think if this would have been here the day she was riding, she would still be here today,” Teddy Bounds, the widower of Alexis Bounds said.  

The route named “Alexis Bounds Memorial Bikeway” honors Alexis Bounds who was just 37-years-old when she was struck while riding her bike at the intersection of South Marion Parkway and East Bayaud Avenue. She was a mother of two.

“She was coming around the curb in the bike lane when a truck made an abrupt right turn and collided with her and killed her,” Teddy said.

Saturday, a large group of family,…

Courtney Fromm

2022-04-10 10:23:25

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