Housing affordability remains a top issue facing Coloradans. With rising inflation, supply chain disruptions, workforce shortages, and complex land-use regulations, the outlook for housing development in the state looks bleak. With such a laundry list of economic and regulatory hurdles, not all within its immediate control, the state should focus on policy interventions that have the best chance of breaking the status quo and improving affordability at scale.
Colorado’s Transportation Infrastructure is vital to the success of the Colorado economy. Given the current cost to the Colorado economy, of over $7.1 billion annually, urgent action is needed to improve our transportation network.