A snow plow used by the Colorado Department of Transportation is equipped with V2X hardware, a technology that allows it to send vehicle data, such as its speed, and receive relevant traffic data, such as a spot weather warning alert. CDOT is equipping 100 vehicles and 100 objects on 90 miles of Interstate 70 with the V2X technology. In December, the agency was awarded a $20 million grant that will help extend the V2X program to 537 road miles around Colorado. (Provided by Colorado Department of Transportation)

Colorado’s internet of roads is a go. Soon cars will “talk” to signs and traffic signals

The plan to turn 537 miles of Colorado roads into a connected highway is not as futuristic as it sounds. With funding granted, work starts in 2019 to use technology to reduce number of wrecks, fatalities

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Denver’s DeGette wields subpoena power as Democrats prepare to investigate Trump. Here’s how she’ll use it.

The Denver congresswoman says while Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on oversight and investigations are still trying to prioritize, the Trump administration is in their crosshairs

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More electric vehicles will likely be available in Colorado after a new executive order from Gov. Polis

The move puts Colorado on a path to be aligned with California’s zero-emission vehicles standards. The auto industry immediately pushed back

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The government shutdown is taking a toll on wildfire preparations across the West

Firefighting training courses are being canceled from Tennessee to Oregon, piles of dead trees are untended in federal forests and controlled burns to thin dry vegetation aren't getting done