Senate bill threatens to eliminate Bustang funding

Senate bill threatens to eliminate Bustang funding
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By WILL GRANDBOIS

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation’s new and popular Bustang regional transit service that started in July may be on the chopping block if state legislators back a bill that would shift gas tax money away from the program.Sponsored by state Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, Senate Bill 16-011, which was passed by the full Senate Feb. 3 and has been introduced in the House, would redirect $15 million in gas tax revenues within the FASTER program — Funding Advancements for Surface Transportation and Economic Recovery Act of 2009. Currently, $10 million of the roughly $200 million in annual …

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