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RTD Citizens Advisory Committee Calls for Applications

Group advises agency on FasTracks Plan and RTD strategies and initiatives DENVER (April 26, 2017) – Residents of the eight-county Regional Transportation District (RTD) who are interested in public transit issues and community engagement are encouraged to apply for one of three vacancies on the RTD Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The 17-member citizens group has […]

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HB17-1242 is Critical to the Future of Transportation Funding in Colorado

A catalyst for economic growth and lifeline for communities in the northwest metro region, transportation serves a critical role in connecting people to places and fostering a vibrant economy. House Bill 17-1242 (HB17-1242) is the first bill in decades to receive bipartisan support to provide sustainable funding for multi-modal transportation infrastructure, services and programs for […]

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Free Passes for “HOV Only” Drivers

Free Passes for “HOV Only” Drivers Switchable HOV passes are now available for free for drivers that travel on the I-25 and US 36 Express Lanes and plan to only use those passes for carpooling! Previously, the transponders cost $15 for all drivers, but CDOT and HPTE made the change to make carpooling easier for […]

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State Legislative Forum

The Northwest Chamber Alliance and Commuting Solutions will engage Governor John Hickenlooper, CDOT Executive Director, Shailen Bhatt and our State Legislative delegation on the issues of regional transportation planning and funding solutions for the Northwest Denver metro area that includes Boulder, Broomfield, Longmont and other areas of Boulder County. 2017 State Legislative Forum

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State Transportation Funding Bill Introduced

The highly-anticipated bill to fund much-needed transportation improvements in Colorado was introduced by the House on February 9th. If approved by the General Assembly, HB 17-1242 will ask voters this November to increase sales taxes by .62% for 20 years, moving the state sales tax from 2.9% to just over 3.5%, and generating an estimated […]

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