In the new administrative offices of the Denver Health Paramedic Division at Sixth Avenue and Broadway, a bank of televisions hang above a U-shaped pod of desks.
One screen displays the calls ambulances are currently on; a second lists hospitals and the number of beds they have available. Josh Kennedy, a captain with the division and a 10-year veteran, gestures toward a third screen — one mapping traffic patterns throughout the city.
At midday, it shows mostly open routes. But in just a few hours, the streets on the map will turn red with backups. And that’s when the city’s paramedics will begin an increasingly complicated race: They will try to save lives while also navigating a gridlocked city. Read complete article here: http://www.denverpost.com/2017/12/01/denver-paramedics-traffic-congestion/