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May 25, 2018

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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February 6, 2018

Renee St. Andre and CASTA are teaming up to create a coordinated statewide grant proposal using a media campaign to increase the transit ridership rates of target groups to address safety issues. The RFA is expected to be released by…

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January 31, 2018

We recently got a phone call from the director of a small rural agency asking what they should tell their board about why they are members to CASTA.  It’s a good question and one the the CASTA staff and board…

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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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