Most of the money CDOT uses comes from the gas tax, which doesn’t generate revenue like it used to. So the department is exploring creative new ways to tap into drivers’ pockets.
Colorado Department of Transportation
Auto accidents killed 572 people in Colorado so far in 2016. A 5 percent increase over 2015.
If you and a passenger use the Express Lanes on Interstate 25 or U.S. 36, you'd best find another rider -- and soon.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says by 2020 the I-70 corridor between Golden and Vail will be 'smart,' meaning sensors along the highway will communicate with some vehicles about weather conditions, traffic speeds and upcoming hazards.
“There really aren’t any laws that govern self-driving vehicles in Colorado,” said Colorado Department of Transportation executive director Shailen Bhatt. None the less, CDOT is supportive of the technology.
US 34 through the Big Thompson Canyon will be closed for nearly nine months starting Oct. 17.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Talks Train and City, Flobots Bring Community Voices To Album, Debut Novel 'Fat Girl,' On Women's Weight, Sassy Highway Signs
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock realizes a dream with launch of the airport train but faces issues including community-police relations and homelessness. Plus, hip hop group the Flobots includes community voices in its new album "NOENEMIES." And, Mona Awad's debut novel "13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl," explores women's weight issues. Then, citizens write sassy signs to discourage distracted driving.
- Dozens of local law enforcement agencies joined the State Patrol in citing drivers and passengers for violating Colorado’s seat belt law.Read more