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More Traffic Expected for New Year's

More Traffic Expected for New Year's

December 29, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is reminding drivers to anticipate heavy traffic in many areas of the state over the New Year’s weekend.

Free RTD rides, cab vouchers offered for New Years Eve

Free RTD rides, cab vouchers offered for New Years Eve

At least 1,310 drivers in Colorado will be starting off the New Year facing the consequences and expense of a DUI arrest that occurred since a holiday season DUI crackdown began Thanksgiving week.

Colorado gas prices continue to fall

Colorado gas prices continue to fall

Colorado, December 26- Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have fallen 5.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.07/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.23/g, according to gasoline price website ColoradoGasPrices.com.

RTD to provide free rides on all RTD services on New Year's Eve

RTD to provide free rides on all RTD services on New Year's Eve

Denver – The Regional Transportation District (RTD) once again wants to be your designated driver by offering free rides on all regularly scheduled bus and train service, as well as Access-a-Ride and SkyRide service on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31, from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1. Although the rides will be free, scheduled service hours will not be extended.  Plan your New Year’s Eve trip ahead of time by visiting RTD-Denver.com.

Holiday travel tips at Denver International Airport

Press Release

DENVER -- A busy holiday travel period is approaching at Denver International Airport (DIA), with an estimated 1,090,218 passengers expected during the week of Tuesday, December 20 through Monday, December 26. The passenger forecast provided by DIA’s airlines is 17,505 less than the record breaking 1,107,723 travelers recorded during the comparable period last year.

Daily passenger numbers for the holiday week (December 20-26) are: Tuesday 163,673, Wednesday 170,034, Thursday 171,774, Friday 173,415, Saturday 126,026, Sunday 120,619 and Monday 164,677.

State Launches new DUI Resource Website During Holiday ‘Heat Is On’ Campaign

Denver, CO – With holiday parties in full swing, the state has launched a new tool to help Coloradans make safer choices before getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. A new statewide DUI resource website, No DUI Colorado (www.NoDUIColorado.org), was developed by state agencies on the Persistent Drunk Driver (PDD) Committee to help individuals make better decisions regarding impaired driving and substance abuse behaviors.

The website aims to provide a wealth of information and DUI-related resources for at-risk individuals, family members and friends needing support, professionals working in alcohol and drug prevention, and even policymakers who need to get up-to-speed on DUI topics.

Authorities say Colorado text driving ban hard to enforce

Authorities say Colorado text driving ban hard to enforce

Authorities say a Colorado law banning texting by drivers two years ago is hard to enforce.

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office says officers have written only one citation. Fort Collins police have written 41 and Boulder police 15.