Transportation

1:41pm

Fri January 31, 2014
Transportation

New Regional Website Shows Multiple Options For Daily Commute

The homepage of mywaytogo.org
DRCOG

A new website created by the Denver Regional Council of Governments hopes to educate commuters on the different forms of transportation offered in the region that get you from point A to point B.

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10:11am

Thu January 30, 2014
Transportation

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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3:14pm

Tue January 28, 2014
Transportation

Fort Collins Realigns Bus Routes To Connect With MAX

Grace Hood KUNC

Bus rapid transit is coming to Fort Collins, and that means proposed changes to some of the city’s existing bus routes. Jan. 28 marked the first of several outreach meetings aimed at showing off a new MAX bus, and the proposed route changes throughout the city.

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5:03pm

Fri January 24, 2014
Around the Nation

String Of Oil Train Crashes Prompts Push For Safety Rules

Originally published on Fri January 24, 2014 5:29 pm

A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D., in December.
Bruce Crummy AP

The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for the swift enactment of tough new standards on trains carrying crude oil. And in an unprecedented move, the NTSB made its recommendations jointly with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

With the huge increase in oil shipped by train across North America, the agencies warn another major disaster could be looming.

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3:16pm

Fri January 24, 2014
Transportation

New Railroad Crossing Directs Train Horn At Cars, Not Residents

Senator Mark Udall, resident Diana Ayala and Congressman Ed Perlmutter at a new quiet zone crossing.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

A new type of railroad crossing, one touted as both an effective way to keep people safe and significantly reducing train noise, was unveiled Friday in Commerce City.

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