CoPIRG

5:51pm

Wed June 4, 2014
Politics

Hickenlooper Squashes Road Deal Transparency Measure

Signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colorado. June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

A bill that would have provided greater public oversight during public-private road deals was vetoed by Governor John Hickenlooper Wednesday.

The measure was proposed following public outcry over a deal to widen U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder as well as install toll lanes.

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1:07pm

Wed February 19, 2014
Transportation

CoPIRG Calls For Review Period On U.S. 36 Contract

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007
Landry Heaton / Flickr - Creative Commons

In response to growing public criticism over a U.S. 36 maintenance project contract, the Colorado Public Interest Research Group is asking for an extended review period.

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3:37pm

Wed December 4, 2013
Transportation

New Report Says Denverites Driving Less, Biking More

Cars stopped on I25 in Denver.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

While it may seem that traffic congestion across Colorado is getting worse, a report released Wednesday by the Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG) says across the state’s largest urban areas; residents actually reduced their driving miles, decreased commutes by car, and increased their use of public transport and bicycles.

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