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i_tlrc_2016a_2016-10-05t09:05:00z4 Hearing Summary

Date: 10/05/2016


High-Performance Transportation Enterprise


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11:22 AM -- High-Performance Transportation Enterprise

Mr. David Spector, Director, High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), and Mr. Andy Karsian, Legislative Liaison, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), briefed the committee on the HPTE. Committee members received a packet of slides providing the basis for the HPTE presentation (Attachment F). Mr. Spector walked the committee through the document. Mr. Spector responded to questions regarding the impact of recently implemented Interstate 70 express lanes on the use of the interstate's frontage road during peak hours, and the overall reduction of travel times during peak hours along I-70.

Attachment F - HPTE.pdfAttachment F - HPTE.pdf

11:36 AM

Discussion continued regarding travel times and safety issues along certain stretches of I-70. Mr. Spector returned to briefing the committee on the HPTE. Discussion ensued regarding the bicycle lane following US 36, and the contracting arrangement for the US 36 expansion.

11:50 AM

Mr. Spector returned to briefing the committee on recent developments with the HPTE. Discussion ensued regarding the implementation of HOV lanes in certain corridors in the Denver metropolitan area.

12:04 PM

The committee recessed for lunch.

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