TAKE BUSTANG TO BRONCOS TO WITNESS THE BRONCOS TAKE ON THE RAIDERS, SUNDAY, NOV. 20

Nov 17, 2022, 5:23 PM

Bustang to Broncos expanded west along I-70 as part of a pilot program for four regular-season Broncos games, including the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 20. Pick up is at the Vail Transportation Center, Frisco Transfer Center, or Idaho Springs Bus Shelter, located at 13th and Idaho St., with drop off at Empower Field at Mile High.

I-70 COALITION JOINED GOV. POLIS, U.S. SENATORS BENNET AND HICKENLOOPER AND U.S. REP. NEGUSE TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF $700 MILLION I-70 FLOYD HILL PROJECT IN CLEAR CREEK COUNTY

Nov 8, 2022, 4:01 PM

Gov. Polis, U.S. Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper, U.S. Rep. Neguse, the I-70 Coalition, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Director Shoshana Lew and Clear Creek County Commissioner Randy Wheelock, broke ground Thursday, Oct. 20, on the I-70 Floyd Hill project.

I-70 COALITION PARTNERS WITH COLORADO TOURISM OFFICE TO PROMOTE SMART I-70 TRAVEL

Oct 27, 2022, 2:25 AM

The I-70 Coalition partnered with the Colorado Tourism Office’s Do Colorado Right campaign to promote smart I-70 travel through informational videos with Colorado native and pro race car driver, Sabre Cook

PEAK FALL COLORS THIS WEEKEND IN THE MOUNTAINS; RIDE TRANSIT OR CARPOOL ALONG I-70 TO GET THERE

Oct 4, 2022, 9:57 PM

Fall colors are in full effect in the Colorado mountains, but so is traffic congestion along I-70 as Front Rangers flock to the high country for leaf peeping season. As motorists plan their trip, using transit options, like Bustang or Pegasus, or carpooling via the TreadShare app, takes vehicles off the road and allows for a more enjoyable ride. For those who drive, using the GoI70 travel forecast can help plan the least congested travel times on the I-70 mountain corridor. 

Colorado Ski Areas Partner with Snowstang, Helping Reduce Congestion and Emissions on I-70

Sep 22, 2022, 1:12 PM

In winter 2021/2022, four Colorado ski areas opted to partner with the Colorado Department of Transportation on their ski bus service, Snowstang. This service allows riders to avoid winter driving and provides the ability to relax instead of dealing with traffic. Through this partnership, Snowstang limited greenhouse gas emissions, took vehicles off I-70 and took stress off overwhelmed resort parking lots allowing more customers to hit the slopes.

REP. NEGUSE ANNOUNCES $100 MILLION FOR I-70 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Sep 9, 2022, 4:05 PM

Today, Congressman Joe Neguse announced the Colorado Department of Transportation and Clear Creek County are the recipients of a $100,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation INFRA grants program. Funding will go toward improving the I-70 Mountain Corridor. The INFRA (Nationally Significant Multimodal Freight & Highway Projects) program awards grants for multimodal freight and highway projects that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of freight and people in and across rural and urban areas.

New Survey Shows Satisfied Transit Riders; Repeat Customers

Aug 11, 2022, 2:33 PM

As the Colorado Department of Transportation continues to meet transit needs along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor through services including Bustang, Outrider, Snowstang and the newly launched Pegasus shuttle, data commissioned by the I-70 Coalition shows satisfied transit passengers and repeat riders. Over 90% of riders on both Bustang and Snowstang responded positively about safety, customer service and the overall experience.

DILLON AMPHITHEATER PARTNERS WITH GOI70 FOR CONCERT SEASON

Jul 27, 2022, 2:31 PM

Prior to the kickoff of summer concerts, the Dillon Amphitheater committed to sharing information about alternative transportation options since it draws statewide to its unique music venue.

Westbound I-70 Mountain Express Lanes Tolling Commences

Jul 6, 2022, 9:36 PM

After nearly a year of testing and toll equipment installations, the Westbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane will begin tolling Thursday, July 7, 2022. Similar to the Eastbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane that opened in 2015, this 12-mile-long managed lane features traffic management systems to improve mobility and provide westbound I-70 drivers with a reliable, time-saving option during peak travel periods.

SUMMER MOUNTAIN EVENTS AND TRAFFIC CONGESTION ARE RAMPING UP – PLAN ACCORDINGLY THIS SUMMER

Jun 19, 2022, 7:44 PM

The communities along I-70 have many summer events planned from beer and wine festivals to concerts and sporting events, there’s a little bit of everything this summer!

Express shuttle service, Pegasus, takes flight

Jun 1, 2022, 6:27 PM

People now have another option for travel along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor with the introduction of Pegasus, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s new express shuttle that travels between Denver Union Station and Avon, with stops in between. Fares are as low as $10 one-way. Learn more!

SUMMER OF CONSTRUCTION STARTS ON I-70

May 2, 2022, 8:19 AM

Summer in the mountains brings fresh air, blooming flowers and on I-70 – an active construction season.

New Law Enables Fines for Misuse of the I-70 Mountain Express Lanes

Apr 18, 2022, 6:00 PM

In March 2022, Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 22-1074, which allows the Colorado Department of Transportation to issue fines to drivers using the I-70 Mountain Express Lanes in Clear Creek County unlawfully when they are closed. State data indicates that nearly 50,000 motorists used the eastbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane illegally in 2020. Motorists using the I-70 Mountain Express Lanes illegally while closed will face a fine of up to $250, which they can expect to receive by mail.

GOI70 UTILIZES CDOT GRANT FUNDING TO SURVEY USERS OF THE I-70 MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR

Apr 1, 2022, 12:07 AM

In January 2022, we announced that the I-70 Coalition and the GoI70 campaign are recipients of a $60,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Office of Innovative Mobility.

COLORADO PASSENGER VEHICLE TRACTION LAW - CELEBRATE COLORADO TIRE CHECK WEEK

Mar 15, 2022, 9:48 PM

Did you know that March 12-19 is Colorado Tire Check Week? The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with tire partners across the state for the inaugural Colorado Tire Check Week to provide courtesy tire checks for Coloradans.

I-70 Coalition Joins U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg, CDOT and Colorado Lawmakers at Floyd Hill

Mar 7, 2022, 12:12 PM

On Friday, Feb. 25, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joined Colorado leaders, lawmakers and transportation professionals on a site visit near I-70 at Floyd Hill, an area that is the gateway to the Colorado Rockies and over the years, has become a chokepoint for motorists using the I-70 mountain corridor. Read more for some takeaways from the site visit.

Presidents Day Weekend to bring heavy traffic to I-70

Feb 18, 2022, 3:34 AM

The fresh snow from Wednesday’s storm will make ski conditions ideal but travel conditions less so as we approach another holiday weekend. More people will be heading to the mountains to hit the slopes over Presidents Day weekend – historically, the one of the busiest ski weekends of the year.

GoI70’s “Break Up with Your Car” campaign launches, urging motorists to consider transit options

Feb 9, 2022, 4:29 PM

People are craving more time in the mountains and less time stuck in their car on I-70. Traffic delays, road closures and hazardous winter conditions are cause to think twice about jumping in your car. Instead, GoI70's new “Break Up with Your Car” campaign aims to increase transit ridership between the Front Range and the mountains through increased awareness of transit options.

CDOT invests in I-70 at Vail Pass, improving both safety and driving experience

Jan 24, 2022, 1:45 PM

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is making incremental investments in the I-70 mountain corridor through three projects located at Vail Pass to not only improve safety, but also the overall driving experience.

CDOT Grant Funding Allows Expansion of GoI70 Program Reach

Jan 12, 2022, 8:38 PM

We’re excited to announce that the I-70 Coalition is the recipient of a $60,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Office of Innovative Mobility. The CDOT grant was available to transportation management organizations based in Colorado who deliver programs focused on reducing driving trips, single occupancy vehicles and greenhouse gas emissions

I-70 CARPOOL APPS NOW LIVE AND READY FOR USE; DOWNLOAD TODAY!!!

Dec 8, 2021, 1:25 PM

It's been a long journey, but we have some new transportation options on I-70! Help us celebrate I-70's long-awaited carpool apps by DOWNLOADING them and TRYING them out!

CARPOOL APP, TREADSHARE, LAUNCHES ON I-70

Nov 25, 2021, 6:34 PM

After many years of hard work from a variety of stakeholders, TreadShare is live on the I-70 Mountain Corridor. We hope you download and try this app out!

$1.2 TRILLION INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE SIGNED

Nov 15, 2021, 5:34 PM

Infrastructure bill with massive investments in transportation, utilities, and broadband, passed and signed. Check out what the spending priorities are!

INDEPENDENCE PASS CLOSES FOR THE SEASON

Oct 26, 2021, 4:42 PM

The highest paved state highway in Colorado closes for the season (a little earlier than usual).

CDOT LAUNCHES UPDATED COTRIP.ORG AND NEW MOBILE APP

Oct 4, 2021, 5:34 PM

COtrip.org's new features and mobile app will improve the way Coloradans navigate our state. Learn more here!

GOVERNOR POLIS SIGNS NEW, SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION FUNDING BILL

Sep 15, 2021, 6:27 PM

Senate Bill 260 will raise $5.4 billion for Colorado's transportation system over the next 10 years, including major investments in electric vehicles AND the I-70 Mountain Corridor!

TRACTION LAW BACK IN EFFECT

Sep 1, 2021, 10:30 AM

From September 1 through May 31, all vehicles on the I-70 Mountain Corridor must be in compliance or they will be subject to ticketing.

WITH SUPPORT OF FEDERAL FUNDS, CDOT WORKS TIRELESSLY TO CLEAR GLENWOOD CANYON

Aug 15, 2021, 8:40 PM

I-70 through Glenwood Canyon continues to be obstructed by mudslides, though CDOT has a plan to minimize impacts and move forward as quickly as possible.

I-70 WESTBOUND MOUNTAIN EXPRESS LANE NOW OPEN FOR TESTING BY THE PUBLIC

Jul 30, 2021, 9:28 PM

Construction on the long-awaited Mountain Express Lane is over! Tolls are waived for now, and the public is encouraged to actively use it as much as possible!

GLENWOOD CANYON MUDSLIDES WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DISRUPTION THROUGH THE SUMMER

Jul 10, 2021, 1:15 PM

Due to last year's Grizzly Creek Fire, mudslides are unavoidable. Here is what you need to know about traveling I-70 through Glenwood Canyon

THIS SUMMER WILL SEE A SURGE IN MOUNTAIN TOWN VISITORS

Jun 24, 2021, 5:20 PM

In a summer where record-breaking tourism numbers are expected, mountain towns are greeting travelers with messaging aimed to educate on proper outdoor etiquette and how to minimize impacts

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL

May 27, 2021, 9:28 AM

This weekend marks the unofficial start of Colorado's Summer Traffic Season. While delays aren't expected to be significant, it is still worthwhile to travel at off-peak times and know before you go.

SUMMER PLANNING GUIDE: I-70 MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR

May 17, 2021, 12:02 PM

This Summer will see lots of improvements on I-70. Thankfully with this planning guide, travelers should be able to work around most major impacts.

STAKEHOLDER GROUP SOLICITS 'TRANSPORTATION STORIES' AS PENDING BILL CONTINUES TO MOVE FORWARD

Apr 23, 2021, 10:30 AM

Colorado Public Interest Research Group and its partners hosted a pretty cool roundtable last week in preparation of a colossal transportation bill which will be introduced to the State Legislature in the coming weeks. In advocacy of this bill, they are asking the public to share their 'transportation stories.' Check out this blog and their survey!

TRANSPORTATION A MAJOR WINNER IN $2.3 TRILLION AMERICAN JOBS PLAN

Apr 3, 2021, 12:40 PM

Check out this post for more info how this HISTORIC spending package will modernize America's transportation ecosystem

BIGGEST STORM OF THE SEASON

Mar 16, 2021, 9:00 AM

Colorado experienced a storm of a special caliber this past weekend!

VAIL PASS REST AREA IMPROVEMENTS

Feb 26, 2021, 4:30 PM

Vail Pass is getting a new Rest Area and CDOT would love to hear your comments!

HEY, I-70 WINTER USERS; TAKE THIS SURVEY!

Feb 10, 2021, 7:45 AM

This survey will help inform the future Floyd Hill project which will ultimately improve one of the most congested stretches of I-70. Complete the survey to be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

HIGH COUNTRY COVID-19 CASES NOT LINKED TO SKI AREAS

Jan 17, 2021, 1:00 AM

While there has only been a slight bump in ski community COVID-19 cases following holiday travel - none have been linked to ski resorts.

I-70 YEAR IN REVIEW

Dec 31, 2020, 11:32 AM

In 2020 we saw lots of progress towards the achievement of I-70's long-term plan. Here are some of the biggest highlights!

CDOT WARNS BACKCOUNTRY USERS TO WATCH WHERE YOU PARK!

Dec 10, 2020, 11:57 AM

Snowsports in Colorado's backcountry usually comes with a slew of parking challenges. To avoid heafty consequences, make sure you understand the laws before leaving your car behind!

SUMMIT COUNTY MOVES TO COVID-19 DIAL CODE RED

Nov 17, 2020, 9:59 PM

Due to accelerating COVID-19 conditions, Summit County will be deploying a new degree of restrictions on Friday, 11/20. Check out this article to learn more.

HAVE YOU USED THE I-70 MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR IN THE PAST NINE MONTHS? IF SO, TAKE THIS SURVEY!

Oct 22, 2020, 8:30 AM

Participants who qualify and complete the survey could be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

WESTBOUND EXRESS LANE TO BE OPEN FOR TESTING BY THIS SKI SEASON!

Oct 9, 2020, 1:08 PM

Read this post for some of the best I-70 news we've shared all year. WB TOLL LANE OPEN FOR FREE

MAJOR MILESTONE HIT ON VAIL PASS PROJECT; PUBLIC COMMENTS NEEDED

Sep 28, 2020, 10:08 AM

The West Vail Pass Auxiliary Lanes project is nearing the completion of a planning process that started back in 2017. Public input through 10/21 is needed! With the completion of these planning steps and the grant money awarded to CDOT earlier this Summer, the Vail Pass Aux Lanes move closer to becoming a reality.

SEPTEMBER = START OF TRACTION LAW

Sep 12, 2020, 7:40 PM

Summer is over! From September 1 through May 31, all vehicles on the I-70 Mountain Corridor must be in compliance or they will be subject to ticketing.

AUGUST WILDFIRES AND HEATWAVE HAVE EXTREME IMPACTS TO AIR QUALITY AND ON I-70

Aug 29, 2020, 6:05 AM

This post will provide updates and information about Colorado's August heat wave, air quality impacts, wildfire status, and implications for I-70 through Glenwood Canyon

GRIZZLY CREEK FIRE RAGES THROUGH GLENWOOD CANYON

Aug 14, 2020, 8:45 AM

We will update this post with more information as the situation continues to develop. As of now, the fire which began the afternoon of Monday 8/10, has spread to over 29,000 acres.

CDOT LAUNCHES ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGNS TO ENCOURAGE LAW-ABIDING TRAVEL

Jul 31, 2020, 1:10 PM

Throughout this Summer, CDOT has concentrated communications and enforcement efforts on trying to curb impaired driving and encourage a higher degree of seat belt use.

OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE INPUT TO FRONT RANGE PASSENGER RAIL PLAN

Jul 16, 2020, 3:07 AM

Through the end of July, the Front Range Passenger Rail project team is seeking the public's feedback through an online platform. Check it out!

CDOT AWARDED $60 MILLION FEDERAL GRANT TO IMPROVE I-70 AT VAIL PASS

Jul 1, 2020, 6:34 PM

Receiving this funding is a major victory for Colorado, as this project has long been an essential part of I-70's long term plan.

COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN TOWNS AND RECREATION AREAS BEGIN TO REOPEN

Jun 2, 2020, 4:50 PM

Welcome back to the mountains! Please come bearing open wallets and facemasks. It will take some time before everything feels normal, and we do urge CAUTION and SAFETY, but we are hopeful and excited.

I-70 UPDATES, SPRING 2020

May 16, 2020, 12:04 AM

Check out this quarterly update for info on upcoming corridor projects, funding, COVID-19 impacts, and our Traffic Demand Management program.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO AVOID HIGH COUNTRY TRAVEL

May 1, 2020, 11:19 PM

We all miss Colorado's mountains; but for the love of its people, it's not yet time to visit them

COVID-19'S IMPACT ON TRAVEL: I-70 AND BEYOND

Apr 15, 2020, 1:28 AM

From empty highways, declining emissions, and thriving brown bears - COVID-19 has caused an enormous degree of mobility related impacts.

COLORADO'S CRAZIEST AVALANCHE SEASON

Mar 11, 2020, 6:31 PM

A year removed, we look back at March 2019's historic avalanche activity, and the rare series of events that precipitated it.

COLORADO'S "MOVE IT" LAW

Feb 21, 2020, 7:20 PM

Ever find yourself in an I-70 fender bender? Move to the shoulder - it's the law and it's more important than you may think!

SNOWSTANG PERFORMANCE EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

Jan 23, 2020, 12:20 AM

Snowstang has surprised and impressed stakeholders in lots of different ways. Learn more and take a ride on the 'Stang to help support the sustainability of this great program!

ROCKFALL MITIGATION ON I-70 WILL CAUSE TRAFFIC TO BE STOPPED - MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE WORK SCHEDULE

Dec 6, 2019, 3:36 PM

Following last weekend's rockfall, mitigation efforts are required on I-70 to prevent further disturbances. Delays can be avoided by traveling outside of 'work periods.' This article shares the work and delay schedule for the next couple weeks. If anything changes we will update accordingly.

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TRACTION LAW?

Nov 8, 2019, 1:30 PM

Colorado's new traction law can be confusing. This should help clarify some things.

ARAPAHOE BASIN, LOVELAND, AND STEAMBOAT HELP REDUCE I-70 TRAFFIC AND EMISSIONS WITH THIS WINTER'S SNOWSTANG BUS SERVICE

Oct 8, 2019, 4:42 PM

Snowstang's funding partners deserve an enormous THANK YOU from all of us this winter. Read this article to learn more about the new I-70 bus service and to find out how you can help support this program and make it a success! #Snowstang

CDOT URGES DRIVERS TO BE PREPARED THIS LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

Aug 29, 2019, 10:50 PM

With high traffic volumes and dynamic weather, the unpredictable can always happen. Be prepared and minimize potential travel-related impacts this holiday weekend.

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON CDOT'S - "YOUR TRANSPORTATION PLAN"

Aug 13, 2019, 6:05 PM

This quick survey is a big opportunity to make your voice heard!

CONSTRUCTION IMPACTS ON AND NEAR I-70

Aug 2, 2019, 11:00 PM

Learning about construction's impact on travel times is an important part of 'know before you go' - stay informed by checking out this post!

4TH OF JULY TRAVEL

Jul 2, 2019, 2:23 PM

Use these resources for best travel results this weekend!

NEXT UP FOR I-70: WESTBOUND IMPROVEMENTS

Jun 20, 2019, 3:28 PM

You will see construction on I-70 this summer. Learn more!

I-70 USER STUDY RELEASED! HERE'S WHAT IT SAYS

Jun 7, 2019, 11:17 PM

Check out key findings from our recently published I-70 User Study

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL - THINGS TO KNOW

May 21, 2019, 2:00 PM

Get ready for the unofficial start of Summer. For best travel results - read this before heading out of town this weekend.

CDOT IMPROVES TRAVEL ALERTS FOR USERS

May 3, 2019, 11:10 PM

Subscribing can end up saving you time and stress while out on Colorado's roadways.

'MULTIMODAL' IS BUZZWORD OF 2019

Apr 19, 2019, 8:00 PM

CDOT establishes new Office of Innovative Mobility

HOW DOES THE I-70 EXPRESS LANE WORK?

Apr 5, 2019, 2:54 PM

Read on and find out more about how the I-70 Mountain Express Lane is a first, and successful step towards easing the pain of I-70 travel.

MARCH SEES UNPRECEDENTED AVALANCHE ACTIVITY

Mar 18, 2019, 7:30 AM

This month has been a wild one. Read on to learn why...

GREAT NEWS FOR WILDLIFE ON I-70!

Mar 1, 2019, 10:40 AM

Learn more about this amazing project and consider getting involved!

PREPPING FOR PRESIDENTS' DAY TRAVEL

Feb 14, 2019, 8:46 PM

Check out these tips and tricks to avoid traffic this weekend!

BE A CHAMPION - LETS CARPOOL MORE!

Feb 1, 2019, 2:15 PM

This is a call to action. We need you to carpool! Encourage your friends and colleagues, and please share this post!

HIGH SPEED TRANSIT: ECONOMIC IMPACTS CONSIDERED

Jan 3, 2019, 10:51 PM

A long-term plan for addressing congestion through the I-70 mountain corridor was issued by the Federal Highways Administration and the Colorado Department of Transportation in 2011 that includes three main components: non-infrastructure improvements ...

#BALDTIRESSUCK - A CALL TO CHECK TIRES

Dec 6, 2018, 10:44 PM

As Colorado’s mountains get blanketed with snow, advocates with the I-70 Coalition and CoPIRG Foundation  launched a new campaign called #BaldTiresSuck ...

MOVE IT LAW

Nov 29, 2018, 10:39 PM

Crashes — not traffic volume — account for as much as 60 percent of all traffic delays. A crash that takes 10 minutes to clear...

COLORADO TRACTION LAWS

Nov 15, 2018, 10:46 PM

With the ski season just underway, this is a great time to review the Passenger Traction and Chain Laws.

STAY LATE & SAVE

Mar 1, 2018, 9:08 PM

GoI70.com is giving mountain visitors good reason to skip the weekend eastbound rush and instead spend extra time having fun in the mountains.

A SNOWY I-70 WEEKEND

Feb 22, 2018, 9:14 PM

Our friends at OpenSnow.com are calling for an active weather pattern through this weekend, and just a little bit of weather can have big impacts on Interstate 70.

WHAT IS A HIGHWAY SAFETY CLOSURE?

Feb 8, 2018, 8:54 PM

In the event of severe winter weather and deteriorating road conditions, CDOT may close I-70 to protect the traveling public.

CAR-FREE TRAVEL TO THE SLOPES

Jan 9, 2018, 8:49 PM

Interstate 70 through the mountain corridor west of Denver was completed in the 1970s.

RESORTS INCENTIVIZE CARPOOLING!

Jan 4, 2018, 8:48 PM

Most I-70 corridor ski areas reward guests who arrive with four or more to a vehicle. Arapahoe Basin will discount your lift ticket, Copper Mountain and Keystone will give you close-in free parking, and Breckenridge will reduce your parking fee.


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