Transportation

6:07am

Fri February 14, 2014
Transportation

Lawmakers Hold Hearing On U.S. 36 Flap

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

Transportation officials told Colorado lawmakers Thursday that they could’ve done more to educate the public about a new public private partnership on U.S. 36 – but they’re still moving ahead with the plan. The project to ease congestion between Denver and Boulder has been in the works for more than a decade, and would be the first of its kind in the state.

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3:20pm

Wed February 12, 2014
Transportation

Surprising CDOT, Lawmakers Push Back Over U.S. 36 Public-Private Partnership

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

Roughly 100,000 cars travel along U.S. Highway 36 between Boulder and Denver each day. In a bid to ease congestion, Colorado is embarking into uncharted territory as the state’s department of transportation is creating a public-private partnership.

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5:00am

Wed February 12, 2014
Safety

Colorado Hit-And-Runs Leave Law Enforcement 'Looking For A Ghost'

A car accident in Pueblo, Colo., seen in this photo dated July, 2010.
Granger Meador Flickr - Creative Commons

5:45am

Thu February 6, 2014
Transportation

Amtrak Fights Big Oil For Use Of The Rails

Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 10:03 am

Amtrak trains on the Empire Builder route, which stops in Williston, N.D., have been facing long delays.
Shannon Stapleton Reuters/Landov

Oil business in North Dakota is creating some big headaches for Amtrak travelers. Trains on the popular Empire Builder route between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest are often delayed for hours.

One reason for the congestion is an influx of trains hauling crude oil across the Northern Plains.

The delays are becoming so bad that a passenger group now wants the U.S. transportation secretary to intervene.

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1:41pm

Fri January 31, 2014
Transportation

New Regional Website Shows Multiple Options For Daily Commute

The homepage of mywaytogo.org
DRCOG

A new website created by the Denver Regional Council of Governments hopes to educate commuters on the different forms of transportation offered in the region that get you from point A to point B.

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