Colorado Democrats formally introduce their transportation-fee bill with Republican, business community support
Senate Bill 260 would impose new fees on motorists purchasing gas and diesel fuel, while also adding additional costs to deliveries, rideshare trips and electric vehicle registrations
REPLAY: The Colorado Sun hosts a discussion on the state’s transportation-funding future
You can watch the event live on our Facebook page or register to participate on Zoom
Two passengers sue United Airlines for flight cut short by dramatic engine explosion over Denver
Joseph McGinley and Jonathan Strawn claim the Feb. 20 flight from Denver to Hawaii induced “significant trauma”
Colorado is on track to take its most significant step toward a Front Range passenger train system
Senate Bill 238 would create a special taxation district along the Interstate 25 corridor to fund the initiative
Colorado’s Sierra Nevada plans to develop commercial space station and serve space tourists
Based on inflatable modules, Sierra Nevada's facility could open up scientific research, tourism and even agriculture in low-Earth orbit
Transportation board kills plan for trains to return to Colorado’s dormant Tennessee Pass
Colorado Midland & Pacific’s request for expedited approval of a plan to restore rail service was nixed on Thursday by the Surface Transportation Board.
Potential operator of trains on Colorado’s Tennessee Pass promises rail line wouldn’t transport crude oil
Communities along the long-dormant line between Cañon City and Gypsum remain wary
Here are the new gas and road-usage fees behind Colorado Democrats’ $4 billion transportation plan
The new fees would start in July 2022 to pay for infrastructure projects, efforts to improve air quality and public transportation initiatives
Colorado lawmakers, governor unveil $700M state economic stimulus plan. Here’s where the money will go.
The money lawmakers are using to pay for the state stimulus plan comes from unexpected tax revenue.
Colorado’s old license-plate style — remember the green mountains? — may actually make a comeback in 2022
The retro plates would be available for an upcharge under Senate Bill 69, which would also require Coloradans to get new plates when they buy a new car
How the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus aid bill will affect Colorado and Coloradans
From $1,400 direct payments to expanding the child tax credit and billions in aid dollars to counties, cities and educational institutions, the legislation covers a lot of ground
RTD wants more housing near stations. It may sacrifice parking spots to make that happen.
RTD is expected to vote Tuesday on a new transit-oriented development policy that would make 35% of housing units built on its properties affordable.
Governor says Colorado is “bruised, battered and shaken,” but will be built back better than before
The biggest policy proposal Jared Polis introduced during his third State of the State speech, which we annotated, was around taxes
Colorado wants to put electric vehicle charging stations in every state park. Now it must find funding.
Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials support environmental groups who want a vast expansion of electrical hookups at the very spots most threatened by climate change
Big Idea: Colorado drivers shouldn’t lose licenses just for being too poor to pay court fines
State Rep. Leslie Herod says we should stop taking away driver’s licenses for failing to pay hefty fees completely unrelated to driving crimes.
Longmont may still get its long-promised RTD rail line. But it may need help from Amtrak.
Boulder County voter agreed in 2004 to tax themselves to pay FasTracks rail service and have kicked in $500 million as the 38-mile Northwest line has evolved without stops in Boulder and Longmont.
When is clean hydrogen fuel coming for Colorado cars, and who needs to get ready?
Hydrogen pumping stations are all over California and could be in the Denver metro area by the end of this year. Will state lawmakers and industry do the work and provide the incentives to boost zero emissions?
The road to greenhouse gas cuts: Are Colorado drivers ready?
Power plants and oil drillers are cutting back emissions, now this is the year your car gets involved.
RTD gets federal coronavirus relief dollars, reverses furloughs
Despite receiving some financial respite, the agency is not calling back 90 non-union employees who left in recent weeks because their jobs are still deemed unnecessary given reduced agency services
Opponents urge federal board to reject revival of Tennessee Pass railroad along Arkansas, Eagle rivers
Shipping hazardous material through Arkansas River Valley is “unconscionable,” Chaffee County commissioners say, joining more than 50 residents, business and environmental groups raising opposition to returning trains to long-dormant lines.