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Opinion: Colorado can’t withstand more growth without modernizing our aging bridges and water infrastructure

Opinion Columns

Polar Express rings in the holiday season, but wide-ranging themes power Colorado tourist trains year round

From weddings to murder mysteries, day trips to overnight excursions, rail with a special touch helps rev rural Colorado’s engine

Business

Colorado skiers will soon be able to take a bus from Denver to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat

Gov. Jared Polis said during a ceremony at Denver’s Union Station that the “Snowstang” service, which begins Dec. 14, will be “really convenient” and “super easy"

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

Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards say

State and local agencies -- and more recently, Gov. Jared Polis -- prioritized conservation during years of public input and discussion. Now those objectives are in jeopardy.

Environment

Preserving Frank Lloyd Wright’s light touch on Vail Pass

Design of humble concrete barriers holding the mountain back from I-70 was influenced by Wright acolytes and set standards for making highways harmonious with nature

Transportation

Opinion: Want to solve the climate crisis? Stop widening roads

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Why the zero emission vehicle standard matters — and what it means for Colorado

Opinion Columns

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.

Opinion Columns

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

Transportation

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

Transportation

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

Transportation
Kia Nero EV is not coming to Colorado soon.

Opinion: Want to blame someone for our crumbling roads? Try TABOR.

Opinion Columns

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

Transportation

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

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

Colorado said a quirky artesian mountain spring has to be capped. Residents are trying one last Hail Mary to save it.

People in Teller County and beyond have used the spring at Gillette Flats, near Cripple Creek, as a free water source for generations

Environment

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

Colorado’s avalanche season claimed 8 lives. Experts say there’s much to learn from how they died.

The conditions during the historic 2018-2019 snow season left behind damage so mysterious that it's still being sorted through

Outdoors

I-25 traffic jams are shifting northern Colorado transit plans into high gear. But are commuters ready to ditch their cars?

Northern Colorado region is growing so fast that it’s almost another Denver, and we know how everyone loves I-25 in Denver.

Transportation
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