Colorado Department of Transportation

Opinion: Electric vehicles are the future for Colorado

The Air Quality Control Commission has the opportunity to ensure Coloradans have access to the best-performing, cheapest to operate and cleanest cars on the market.

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Auto dealers say electric car mandate — a cornerstone of Colorado’s clean air quest — is a threat to tradition

Lowering emissions is a top priority in Colorado, but a look at how dealerships make money — parts, upgrades and financing — shows why dealers aren't happy about the plan to get more zero emission vehicles on the road

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Colorado is spending record sums on transportation. But state highways are getting less.

A partisan split on whether to use state funds to help local governments’ transportation needs foreshadows even more difficult choices down the road

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Automakers and state agree on ZEV alternative to get electric vehicles to Colorado faster

Zero emission vehicle mandate still being considered, but this unusual consensus means most automakers now support adoption of controversial standard

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Who will pay to rebuild damaged U.S. 36 is unclear, but taxpayers may be stuck with some costs

The contract with the road's toll operator, Plenary Roads Denver, says the state may be responsible for any lost revenue

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While Colorado hits brakes on building a hyperloop, private sector engineers are continuing the chase

High-tech travel is taking a back seat in the new CDOT boss’ plans for making commutes more efficient