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High-speed-rail $20 billion price tag raises eyebrows around the state

Even before it issues its final report later this month, the Rocky Mountain Rail Authority is generating plenty of buzz for its $15 billion...

I-70 Coalition chair: Don’t expect freeway fix, rail anytime soon

The stories from Front Range weekend warriors of typical two-hour drives on Interstate 70 turned into six-hour odysseys by jackknifed semis and brutal mountain...

Stimulus funds won’t help with big-picture fix for I-70

If you’re looking for innovation in Colorado’s share of the Obama administration’s stimulus package, you’re likely to be disappointed in what some transportation officials are calling “a jobs bill.” Most of the $520 million in new spending headed this way will be pumped into much-needed and “shovel-ready” paving projects and repairs for bridges and interchanges that have been put off for years in the face of shrinking federal and state highway budgets.

I-70 Toll Tanks, Rail Resuscitated, but is There Political Will?

Even as an Interstate 70 toll proposal came to a screeching halt and simultaneously the concept of a mountain rail corridor got a big...