Santeri Viinamäki

La Plata and Montezuma counties have the lowest rates of seat belt use in Colorado. That’s according to a 2017 study by the state Department of Transportation.

Austin Cope

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has been awarded a $2 million grant for a project to improve access and safety along a 2.5-mile section of U.S. Highway 160 south of Cortez.

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Traffic deaths are on the increase in Colorado.

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Arranging for a regular shuttle from Rico to Telluride may be more complex than originally thought, but officials are still optimistic.

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Commuting north of Rico may become easier in the future, as a San Miguel County-based entity considers suggestions for public transportation to and from the town.