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January 18, 2018

Your Executive Directors faced the bitter cold and the slippery streets of Washington DC to advocate on behalf of Colorado transit agencies.  Many offices have new staff members, so the meetings were a combination of education and advocacy on the…

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January 17, 2018

If you walk into the Centennial offices of Felsburg Holt & Ullevig (FHU), you will see a staff of folks ready to help you create transit solutions that work for your specific community needs. Cady Dawson is one of FHU’s…

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Charge Ahead Colorado:Application Open January 15th! In an effort to improve air quality and encourage deployment of electric vehicles across the State of Colorado, the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) and Colorado Energy Office (CEO) have teamed up to provide…

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December 21, 2017

While most transit agencies have either a formal or informal complaint process, Federal Transit Administration audits have found that in many cases the process is not adequate, and they urge transportation providers to establish a more robust and complete complaint…

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May 31, 2016

We reported in April that SB 11 was voted down and then indefinitely postponed by a party line vote. What we didn’t mention is that the bill was originally voted down by all the Dems on the committee and one…

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May 25, 2016

After a great deal of time and energy invested by stakeholders across the state for more than a year, the Colorado Contractors Association has made the difficult but smart decision to hold off on pursuing an initiated measure this year….

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April 7, 2016

Part of the advocacy effort at SWTA is to help YOU have a voice at the Federal level. One way to do that is for you to submit comments to the FTA about proposed rules. No one knows your business…

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April 4, 2016

Rural Transit Agencies: Apply Now for 2016 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator’s Award Dear Grantees: Any local rural transit provider receiving assistance under Section 5311 may be nominated for the FTA’s Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Public Service. Transit providers will…

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