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Tag Archives: Colorado Department Of Transportation

Can autonomous vehicles solve the “first-mile, last-mile” problem?

It’s called the first-mile, last-mile problem of mass transit, and it has vexed transportation planners forever during the automotive era. Until you make it easy […]...

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December 8, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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

Bill to raise sales tax for transportation passes first test

Lawmakers worked into the evening Wednesday to find the best way, or perhaps the least objectionable way, to begin to fund a backlog of $9 […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The highway lowdown: Denver’s I-70 expansion controversy, explained

Coloradans remain indignant over a plan to expand Interstate 70 in two northeast Denver neighborhoods, citing concerns like increased air pollution, unsolved traffic problems and […]...

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July 13, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

Feds sign off on hard-fought I-70 plan, but fixes still years away

The seemingly endless studying of what ails the Interstate 70 corridor between Denver and Colorado’s mountain resort communities has started feeling a bit like the snarled driving nightmare common on mid-winter Sunday afternoons. The process inches forward at a glacial...

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June 17, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Last anti-FASTER bill shot down in committee

Last anti-FASTER bill shot down in committee

Opponents of the last significant anti-FASTER bill still kicking in the State Legislature celebrated its demise in committee on Wednesday. House Bill 1084, sponsored by Republican Kevin Grantham in the Senate and Republican Randy Baumgardner in the House, was killed...

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March 24, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Transportation a backburner issue, but state roads, bridges keep crumbling

Transportation a backburner issue, but state roads, bridges keep crumbling

With Colorado’s recession-plagued budget crisis as a backdrop, there’s been very little meaningful debate this election season about one of the most critical issues facing the state: how to fund desperately needed repairs for Colorado’s crumbling roads and bridges....

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October 4, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
I-70 myth-busting glazes over winter driving nightmares

I-70 myth-busting glazes over winter driving nightmares

Under the headline “Myth: Interstate 70 traffic jams worst during ski season,” the Denver Post Tuesday ran an AP story in which the Colorado Department […]...

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July 7, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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The Home Front: ‘There is no contingency plan’ for the estimated 90k Colorado families who rely on CHIP for basic healthcare

“Everyone from government officials to late night hosts are sounding the alarm as the Child Health Insurance Program runs out of money, putting almost nine […]

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