CDOT weighs new road funding options, including charging by the mile

CDOT weighs new road funding options, including charging by the mile

Buy Photo With dwindling revenues and exploding population growth, Colorado Department of Transportation officials say that unless something changes, Colorado could be unable to maintain all of its roads in just a decade. That has state transportation officials closely examining alternative funding methods, which could look radically different than the current tax on gasoline sold at Colorado pumps. The gas tax has not been increased in more than 20 years, and with more people driving fuel-efficient cars, CDOT has seen its gasoline-driven revenue fall, even as more drivers cram onto Colorado’s roads and highways. Last week, the department released […]