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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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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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