Preparing Colorado’s Transportation Infrastructure for Climate Impacts

  • June 21, 2022
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Coloradans depend on our transportation system to not only get them to their jobs and destinations of interest, but to move essential materials and goods to homes and businesses across the state. Climate change impacts, like flooding events and wildfires, pose a growing risk to our transportation infrastructure and

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Colorado Must Capitalize on the Build Back a Better America Program

  • May 25, 2022
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On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Building Back a Better America; legislation technically known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).  This legislation was unique as it was prepared with great regard and respect to local government command and control of their infrastructure.  In addition to

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Testimony in support of SB22-180, Concerning Programs to Reduce Ground Level Ozone Through Increased Transit

  • May 8, 2022
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Move Colorado joined a chorus of 22 organizations and individuals testifying in support of SB22-180, Concerning Programs to Reduce Ground Level Ozone Through Increased Transit, Thursday afternoon. The House Energy & Environment Committee passed the bill by a vote of 8-4 sending it to Appropriations. Testimony from Move Colorado’s Executive Director, Tamra

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Move Colorado’s 2022 Policy Positions

  • April 13, 2022
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The Colorado General Assembly completed their 120-day legislative session in May 2022. This session was a race to the finish – with nearly 700 bills and resolutions introduced. Many late bills were allowed this session, causing a backlog of activity at the end.  It is also an election year, which adds

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Letter to the Congressional Delegation noting concern regarding suspension of the federal gas tax

  • March 8, 2022
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We write in strong opposition to legislation (H.R. 6787/S. 3609) introduced in Congress to suspend the federal gasoline tax. Suspending the federal gas tax in the name of “economic relief” is misguided, does not promise a reduction in cost at the pump, and could undermine the infrastructure improvements our

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Weekly Update: Move Colorado’s 2022 Policy Positions

  • February 23, 2022
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New This Week Oppose/Seeking Amendments HB22-1138 – Gray/Herod & Winter/Hansen Bill Title: Concerning the creation of programs to reduce the number of single-occupancy vehicle commuter trips by improving access to alternative transportation. Bill Summary: For income tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2023, but before January 1, 2030, the

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The Buzz about Electric Vehicles

  • February 21, 2022
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Vehicle electrification and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions have rapidly risen to the top of transportation topics in Colorado and throughout the United States. To understand Colorado’s efforts, it’s important to understand where we stand with electric vehicles (EV) adoption. The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) has a dashboard

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Weekly Update: Move Colorado’s 2022 Policy Positions

  • February 21, 2022
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Each week during the 120 day session of the Colorado General Assembly the Move Colorado Policy Committee will meet and review proposed legislation. Per the organization’s newly adopted Policy Engagement Process the Committee will provide recommendations for the Board to consider for ratification within 72 hours. Below you will find

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Testimony in Opposition to SB22-074

  • February 16, 2022
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Last week Move Colorado Chair Kara Swanson testified before the Senate Finance Committee, outlining the organization’s concerns with, and opposition to, SB22-074 (Concerning monitoring of the use of procurement methods other than traditional design bid build procurement for transportation projects). Following testimony and questions from the Committee members the bill was

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Weekly Update: Move Colorado’s 2022 Policy Positions

  • February 4, 2022
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Each week during the 120 day session of the Colorado General Assembly the Move Colorado Policy Committee will meet and review proposed legislation. Per the organization’s newly adopted Policy Engagement Process the Committee will provide recommendations for the Board to consider for ratification within 72 hours. Below you will find

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