April 21, 2022

Congressman Neguse Announces $85 Million for Colorado to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Lafayette, CO – Today, Congressman Joe Neguse announced Colorado will receive $85,983,748 in funding under the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to provide increased transportation options, ease traffic congestion and reduce carbon pollution. 

“As another huge investment comes to Colorado through the Bipartisan Infrastructure law, we continue to strengthen our clean transportation infrastructure and improve public health and safety. This funding will cut down on carbon emissions and fuel costs at a critical time for our state,” said Congressman Neguse. 

In total, the Carbon Reduction Program, administered by the Federal Highway Administration, will allocate over $6 billion in federal funding. Investments will go towards transportation alternatives that reduce commute times, including; public transit services, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, traffic flow improvement projects and pedestrian and cycle trails.  

Congressman Neguse secured the passage of several key transportation priorities for Colorado in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, announcing $45 million to fix bridges$54 million to upgrade public transit systems and $716,509,999 in the first round of funding for highways. 

Colorado is already set to receive the following in federal funding from the historic law: