CDOT said the purpose of the meeting is to get feedback on how to improve local and regional transit. The information from the meeting will be included in the department’s statewide transit plan, according to CDOT.
One of agency’s newer programs, set to launch early next year, is a bus service to connect the Front Range to the Western Slope.
Governor John Hickenlooper signed two measures into law Wednesday, both aimed at tightening rules around marijuana edibles and concentrates. One goal is to make sure young children don’t accidentally ingest the drug.
In January a massive landslide closed Highway 550 through Red Mountain Pass for a month while crews cleared debris.
That stretch of Colorado’s Million Dollar Highway connects the city of Ouray to the town of Silverton. Construction on the highway resumed in April to repair damage and place chain covers over the areas most susceptible to rock movement.
Last week, Ouray declared a state of economic emergency as a result of the natural disaster.
The federal government has approved the state’s request to consolidate its geographic rating areas for health insurance. These insurance regions were created as a part of the Affordable Care Act, and are used by insurance companies to set premiums.
The Colorado Division of Insurance said the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has given approval for the state to shuffle its 11 regions for health insurance into nine next year.
The reshape will combine four rural areas into two larger ones while keeping seven established urban areas.