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Here’s where you can recycle a used electric vehicle or hybrid-electric battery in Colorado

Environment
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Councilman Chris Hinds: To move Denver’s Cheesman Park away from its elitist roots, let’s keep it free of cars

Lots of residents near the park don't own cars at all; having a nearby location that is absent car smog, sights and sounds resonates with them.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: When the COVID-19 pandemic ends, Denver’s Cheesman Park should be re-opened to cars

Closing the park to vehicles is inherently elitist. It favors those who live within walking and biking distance and disadvantages those who live farther away.

Opinion Columns

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

Transportation

Opinion: Time for Colorado utilities to step on accelerator for electric vehicles

Opinion Columns

Coloradans keep rejecting statewide tax questions to fund transportation. Democrats are now eyeing a regional approach.

“If the same ideological opposition gathers to any new transportation revenue, we’re running out of ways to tell local communities they can’t act on their own,” said state Rep. Matt Gray, a Broomfield Democrat

Transportation

Colorado is home to a collection of classic Shelby muscle cars. But are they just bygone relics in the Uber era?

The new “Ford v Ferrari” movie shines a light on the romance and high point of car culture enshrined in a museum in Boulder. But it comes amid waning American interest in cars.

Culture

Going green again: Colorado’s license plates could soon revert to their old color scheme

The Colorado legislature is poised to vote next year on whether to return license plates to green mountains with a white background -- a nostalgic look

Transportation

The fire-suppression system in the I-70 tunnels is a critical Colorado insurance policy. We toured it to find out why.

The Colorado Sun spoke to the experts who run the tunnels to learn more about their fire suppression system and how they work. Here’s what we found.

Transportation

Colorado to challenge Trump administration decision ending states’ waiver for stricter vehicle-emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday is set to end a waiver that allowed California and other states to have tighter vehicle emissions rules than ones mandated federally

Environment

EPA set to end California’s ability to regulate fuel economy, which could impact Colorado

A dozen states -- including Colorado -- and the District of Columbia also follow California's fuel economy standards

Environment

Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.

Transportation

Work on another I-70 mountain toll lane starts Monday and will span into 2021. Here’s what you need to know.

The lane will run 12 miles in the westbound lanes of the interstate from the Veterans Memorial Tunnels in Idaho Springs to Empire Junction. The eastbound toll lane is already open.

Transportation

A voluntary effort to speed up the availability of electric vehicles in Colorado has come unplugged

Automakers hoped they could convince Colorado not to adopt controversial zero-emission vehicle standards by volunteering to make more electric-vehicle models available in the state

Transportation

“It’s nightmarish”: Colorado faces meager budget in fight against I-70 ski traffic

Transportation