A $5.3 billion transportation bill made its way into law last week. Most of the money will go toward road infrastructure projects all over the state, but some funding is earmarked for electric vehicles and mass transit.
It’s unclear at the moment just how much Montrose would receive, but the city already has some plans for whatever funding comes its way, namely creating bypasses around the city and diverting traffic off of Townsend Avenue. Further down the line, Montrose also has some ambitious public transit goals in its 2040 comprehensive plan.
Read Staff Writer Anna Lynn Winfrey’s latest to learn about some of the controversy surrounding the bill’s creation.
With the potential funding coming to Montrose in mind, what do you think the city needs? Does public transit factor into that? Or would you like to see the city reinvest in automobiles?