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Tag Archives: Cdot

Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s poorest neighborhoods

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment, health, […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 3: Colorado’s $9 billion transportation to-do list

During the 2017 legislative session, finding a way to pay down some of Colorado’s $9 billion list of fixes to roads and bridges was a […]...

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June 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Major transportation bill dies in Senate committee, lacking Republican support

With just two weeks to go in the 2017 session, Republicans last night defeated a bill that would have gone to voters to ask for […]...

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April 26, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Transportation bill with proposed tax hike clears House, faces tough road in Senate

The House Friday gave its final blessing to a transportation bill that will ask voters in November to okay a hike in the state’s sales […]...

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March 31, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Five follow-up questions on the I-70 project through Elyria-Swansea

At a tumultuous meeting last month in north Denver’s Swansea neighborhood, an angry crowd shouted down the Colorado Department of Transportation’s executive director as he […]...

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March 14, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

GOP Senate prez under fire for state transportation tax plan

Reaction from conservative lawmakers and their allies to a transportation bill introduced Wednesday afternoon has been swift and from some, brutal. The plan would seek voter approval to […]...

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March 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Elyria-Swansea residents to CDOT: leave us alone!

Donna Garduno has no intention of moving quietly. Her small home is in north Denver’s Elyria-Swansea, a mostly low-income, Latino neighborhood where her family has […]...

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February 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Caution: New winter driving bill approaching

Motorists who play Russian roulette with bald tires may want to think twice if they plan to drive on the mountainous portions of I-70 during […]...

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January 27, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Highway project reminds Western Coloradans: Coal is tanking

The swooping concrete arch rising out of the barren lands between Delta and Hotchkiss is a jaw-dropping upgrade on a mostly two-lane rural highway – […]...

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October 12, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

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The Home Front: Sheriffs’ office shakeup in Denver

“A reorganization in the top ranks of the Denver Sheriff Department has stripped the sheriff of his budget staff and elevated a former sheriff who […]

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