Monthly Archives: December 2015

Self-driving cars on I-70

Road X represents the Colorado Department of Transportation’s intentions to be at the forefront of accommodating self-driving cars, and data sources are being set up along I-70 for eventual car-to-car communication.
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Strong numbers for Bustang on I-70 route

Bustang bus service in Colorado has mostly exceeded expectations for ridership since its debut in July, especially between Glenwood Springs and Denver, and C-DOT is considering extending service to other communities such as Steamboat Springs and Steamboat Springs.

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Maurice Strong’s big ideas

Maurice Strong made a fortune in oil, put together the first climate change conference—and tried to pipe water from the San Luis Valley to Denver. Continue reading

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Bottom of Colorado’s water barrel

After almost 150 years of yoking its rivers with dams, canals and other water infrastructures, Colorado is substantially out of raw water to develop. If it doesn’t have an empty water bucket, the bottom is visible. Continue reading

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Utah ski areas and the Clean Power Plan

How Utah ski areas and the outdoor recreation industry persuaded Utah’s governor to agree to comply with the Clean Power Plan. Continue reading

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Idea of carbon tax gets respectful audience

The idea of a market-based solutions to greenhouse gas emissions espoused by former congressman Bob Inglis resonates even in carbon-heavy Wyoming. Continue reading

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Ski industry raises climate change voice

Even Aspen and Vail have found common ground in a new, unified approach by the ski industry and its partners, one that emphasizes solutions, not the worrisome warnings of climate scientists. Continue reading

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