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Electric Vehicles’ Slow Merge Into the Fast Lane
Charger for Chevy Volt. Image credit: Flickr Zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) are a key plan to improve air quality in many parts of the country. ZEVs, electric cars specifically, are seen as an alternative to the gasoline and diesel vehicles common today. A m...

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To Reduce Traffic, Build Homes Closer to Daily Destinations
Traffic Congestion in Denver. Image credit: Flickr William Fulton, Governing Columnist, contends that investment
in well-located housing is a low-cost way to curb automobile vehicle miles
traveled (VMT). If residents live in close proximity to the places th...

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Headache alert: Prospect/College project to begin
College Avenue and Prospect Road Intersection   Image Credit: GoogleMaps Reconstruction work on the College Avenue and Prospect Road intersection began today (Monday), and is scheduled to take about five months. Prospect Road is closed between College Avenu...

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Take GET's North Front Range Regional Route Study Survey
Demonstrative map of potential Greeley-Windsor-Fort Collins bus. Image credit: Greeley-Evans Transit Greeley-Evans Transit, the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, Transfort, the Town of Windsor, the North Front Range MPO, Aims Commu...

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As Gas-Tax Profits Decline, More States May Turn to Tolls
I-25 toll road. Image credit: Google Maps As has been posted multiple times in this blog, transportation funding across the country is diverse and elusive. More states are considering tolls along interstates due to increased fuel efficiency, additional vehi...

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UCHealth to Team with Uber in Pilot Partnership
Image credit: Flickr In a Wednesday morning announcement at Medical Center of the
Rockies (MCR) in Loveland, UCHealth stated it will partner with ride-share
company Uber in a pilot program for patient transportation. The partnership will provide patients “h...

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Northern Colorado counties continue to grow at steady pace
Improved transportation to accommodate growth. Image credit: Flickr New demographic estimates are out from the Colorado State Demographer's Office. Weld County is expected to grow to over 500,000 residents within the next 13 to 18 years, while Larimer Count...

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22 State Transportation Funding Bills Proposed since January 1st
Image Credit: TIAC In the first month of 2017, nine states have proposed a
total of 22 transportation funding bills, according to the Transportation
Investment Center’s (TIAC) first monthly report of the year. Eleven of the
bills include an increase to stat...

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Bustang to pilot service to ski resorts in February
Bustang logo. Image credit: CDOT The Bustang service, which currently runs three routes out of Denver Union Station, plans to pilot a service to mountain resorts on two weekends in February. The trips will leave Denver for A-Basin, Beaver Creek, Breckinridg...

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Loveland City Council to consider funding for traffic improvements
US287 southbound couplet. Image credit: Google Maps Neighborhood improvements are coming to a section of US 287 in Loveland. If Loveland City Council approves the funding, the southbound couplet north of US 34 would see existing west side barrier wall exten...
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