Traffic congestion dominates downtown Denver and especially between Lincoln Ave. and 17th St., on Friday afternoon, Sept. 3, 2010. Many streets in and around downtown Denver are temporarily closed for Taste of Colorado. Diego James Robles, The Denver Post (Photo By Diego J. Robles/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Traffic congestion dominates downtown Denver and especially between Lincoln Ave. and 17th St., on Friday afternoon, Sept. 3, 2010. Many streets in and around downtown Denver are temporarily closed for Taste of Colorado. Diego James Robles, The Denver Post  (Photo By Diego J. Robles/The Denver Post via Getty Images)