Loved by walkers, loathed by drivers, the Barnes Dance -- the diagonal crosswalk system embraced by downtown Denver six decades ago -- will come to an end next month. But it's still being introduced in other cities, including a recent pilot project in Washington, DC.
It's been rumored for years, and the front page of today's Denver Post makes it official: Denver is doing away with the "Barnes Dance," the diagonal crosswalks that were invented in this city sixty years ago by traffic engineer Henry Barnes. What's next? The elimination of the Denver Boot?