Transportation

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

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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MAP: More than 70 people have died in Colorado aircraft crashes since 2014. Here’s what the data tells us.

Between 2014 and 2017, Colorado ranked fifth in number of fatal aircraft crashes in the U.S.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

CDOT will cover cost of health study for Denver’s most polluted neighborhoods in I-70 project settlement

The $550,000 study is part of a settlement agreement after residents sued to block the expansion of Interstate 70 through northeast Denver

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

How the cul-de-sac has turned Colorado Springs into a transit desert

Mountain Metropolitan Transit ridership is up, but customers who live in far-flung neighborhoods find themselves cut off from work, health care and grocery stores

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail stirs passions as final vote looms

The “high-priority” 83-mile trail will encounter highways, rivers and neighbors concerned about limiting the impact on wildlife and the environment as the state pursues a more expansive trail connection

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Awkward pose no more: Denver airport first to get new TSA full-body scanner that lets passengers keep hands at their side

The goal is to have the new technology -- both the updated scanners and bin process -- be in place when the airport’s $1.8 billion Great Hall renovation is complete

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Much-hyped high-speed transit company Arrivo has hit the brakes in Colorado

Plans to build a test track at old e-470 toll station to pave way for 9-minute trips from downtown Denver to airport have ended

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s Jared Polis’ initial to-do list, courtesy of current Gov. John Hickenlooper

Democratic and Republican leaders urge the Democratic governor-elect to embrace public accountability effort when he takes office

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Two Iranians indicted in hacking scheme that held CDOT computers hostage and cost Colorado up to $2 million

State's chief information security officer shares how the malware took out 1,700 computers for six weeks