Thu January 30, 2014

Bus Rapid Transit May Be Best Bet For Northwest Commuter Corridor

Community members gather for a meeting to discuss the Northwest Area Mobility Study in Longmont.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

In 2004, voters hoped to relieve traffic clogged roadways in Northern Colorado by approving the Northwest Rail Line. Eagerly anticipated by the city of Longmont, it now appears the 41 mile stretch of rail is decades away. In the interim, the Northwest Area Mobility Study is exploring other options for traffic relief.

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Tue January 14, 2014

CSU Study Brings Science To Solve South Platte River Problems

Outline of the S. Platte Alluvial Aquifers in Northeast Colorado Showing Division 1 Water Districts 2, 1, and 64.
"HB12‐1278 Study of the South Platte River Alluvial Aquifer" Colorado Water Institute

Colorado’s drought problems may have faded into recent memory. Heated debates over water have not. Along the South Platte, irrigation well owners are hoping a long-awaited study will help them gain more access to their water.

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Tue January 7, 2014

When Will Commuter Rail Come To Longmont?

The study is evaluating a number of commuter rail options including phasing the construction of Northwest Rail and extending the North Metro line to Longmont.
Credit Jim Hill / KUNC


Mon December 16, 2013


Mon December 9, 2013
Oil and Gas

Colorado Oil And Gas Lawsuits Draw Critical Response

A drilling site near homes outside of Mead, Colo. in Aug. 2012.
Jim Hill KUNC

Colorado’s energy industry trade group is now involved on three fronts with lawsuits over voter approved fracking bans or moratoriums. The latest move involved the announcement of suits against Lafayette and Fort Collins.  

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