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June 25, 2018

CASTA is was a vital member of a broad coalition of local government, transportation industry and advocacy organizations that came together this year to pass SB18-001 Transportation Infrastructure Funding — the first critical step in taking care of Colorado’s transportation…

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Since 2010, CASTA has been working with a bipartisan statewide coalition of business leaders, mayors and transportation advocates to put together a statewide transportation funding ballot initiative.  We are pleased to report that this year the process has been successful,…

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May 25, 2018

“Our state is one of the worst-funded transportation systems in the country,” Summit County assistant manager Thad Noll told the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday. “We don’t even have enough money to put restrooms in our rest areas.” That’s…

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Two competing plans to pay for road repairs and transportation projects in Colorado are racing for a spot on November’s statewide ballot. That means voters might get to decide how much money they are willing to shell out — if…

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Charge Ahead Colorado Grant Application Open The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) and Colorado Energy Office (CEO) have opened the Charge Ahead Colorado application for electric vehicle (EV) and charging station funding. At this time, RAQC has funding for both charging…

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April 20, 2018

States must receive FTA certification by April 15, 2019 or new federal transit funds cannot be awarded WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Virginia and Colorado have obtained federal certification of their rail transit State…

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March 16, 2018

If you’ve done the job, shadowed a driver, or still drive from time to time, bus operators around our state work hard to keep Colorado safe as they travel to work, the doctor, the grocery store, or to their next…

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March 15, 2018

February 22, 2018                                                                                       (Denver) – A bipartisan statewide coalition moved forward Thursday with its plan to ask voters to consider a sustainable, dedicated funding source to address Colorado’s transportation infrastructure. Former Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon and Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs filed…

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February 27, 2018

Dear Colorado Transit Professionals, On behalf of the CASTA Board of Directors, we are pleased to present you with the 2017 CASTA Year End Report. 2017 was a big year for CASTA with many successes to share. The full report…

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Colorado General Assembly Legislative Summary Prepared Jerry R Braden February 19, 2018 Today is the forty-first legislative day of the 2018 session.   413 bills have been introduced. The House of Representatives has introduced 246 bills and the Senate has…

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