How a Shifting Population Impacted Denver’s Traffic

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Article date: 
May 4, 2020
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Colorado News
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Colorado’s population is growing, and as a result, we're often putting more distance between work, home, and play....

Colorado has seen an incredible amount of economic growth in the past decade and with it, population increases....

...  the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) looks at trends in an area that includes multiple counties. In its 2018 report on congestion in the area, the group found that the daily average of vehicle-miles-traveled has grown steadily in recent years....

Approximately 97 percent of the state’s population growth from 2010 to 2019 was people aged 16 years or older....

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