San Luis Valley Great Outdoors objects to Omnitrax plan to buy the San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad
10 big promises Colorado Gov. Jared Polis kept in his first term — and some he hasn’t (so far)
The Colorado Sun kept track of more than 100 of the Democrats’ 2018 campaign promises. We evaluated about 20 as he runs for reelection in November.
Denver’s Omnitrax buys San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad, driving hope for economic spark in Colorado’s San Luis Valley
The transportation and railroad company Omnitrax acquired the historic 155-mile San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad in a bankruptcy auction with plans for commodity, passenger traffic
EPA tells Colorado’s governor there’s no getting out of selling reformulated gas to fight ozone
Colorado has threatened to sue over pricier, cleaner gasoline in 2024, but feds say it should add only 3 cents a gallon and Clean Air Act is a hard rule
Along Colorado’s I-70 detour route, speeding, traffic jams — and an occasional boost to business
Between late June and late August, I-70 through Glenwood Canyon closed nine times as state officials prepared for flash floods or cleared the roadway after car and truck accidents.
Colorado isn’t planning on adopting California’s rule requiring new vehicles be powered by electricity, hydrogen by 2035
Colorado regulators, who adopted California’s older rules, won’t follow California’s new ones, the administration of Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said.
WATCH: Colorado’s top transit experts talk about I-25 and your drive
Reporter Michael Booth talked with transit experts about I-25 and what they would like to see done over the next five years.
Doctors, nurses ask Jefferson County officials to take action on leaded aviation gas at Rocky Mountain airport
By Luke Zarzecki, The Westminster Window A group of doctors sent Jefferson County commissioners a letter and a petition signed by 35 health care professionals asking the elected officials to act on leaded fuel at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. The call to action comes as RMMA ranks 63rd on the top 100 lead-emitting airports […]
Colorado offered $28 million for free transit in August. Most money for smaller agencies has gone unclaimed.
More than $2 million in state money allocated to make public transit free this month — in a push to boost ridership and ease pollution — will go unused as some regional transportation agencies say they don’t have enough drivers to handle a ridership surge. Statewide, 14 transportation agencies, including the Regional Transportation District in […]
Colorado’s mountain airports are thriving despite national rural air service struggle
Colorado’s mountain-town airports are busier than ever despite airlines limping through a pilot shortage and slashing service to smaller communities. The number of passengers flying in and out of Aspen, Durango, Eagle County, Gunnison, Hayden and Montrose in 2022 is on a record-setting pace, marking a rural airport strength that does not reflect national trends. […]