Enterprise Zones Tax Expenditures
Report No. 2020-TE9
Report No. 2020-TE9
Report No. 2020-TE1
In place of property taxes, Colorado citizens pay the specific ownership tax (SOT) on their vehicles. This issue brief provides an overview of the SOT, describes how the SOT is calculated, lists the SOT exemptions, and describes its collection and distribution.
In the United States, one of the largest purchases a person makes besides a home is a motor vehicle. To protect consumers and promote trust in the motor vehicle industry, states and the federal government regulate the manufacturing, safety, and sale of motor vehicles. This issue brief...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
Colorado's transportation system consists of the state highway system, county and municipal roads, mass transit, airports, railroads, and bicycle and pedestrian routes. The system is primarily managed by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Cities, counties, transit authorities,...
Summary report for the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
This memorandum provides an overview of electric vehicles, including vehicle electrification policies, electric vehicles in Colorado, recent Colorado legislation, and future considerations.
Transportation infrastructure in the United States is primarily funded through motor fuel (gas) taxes. Facing declining future revenues and increased construction costs, some states have begun to experiment with a new way of funding transportation: the road usage charge. This issue brief...
Report No. 2019-TE27
Report No. 2019-TE28
Report No. 2019-TE29
This memorandum provides an overview of Colorado motor vehicle registration fees. There are two types of fees when vehicles are registered annually: registration fees and the specific ownership tax. The memorandum discusses the history and distribution of vehicle registration fees and...
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered transportation funding, policies of the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Public Utilities Commission, [motor vehicles, and other modes of transportation.] An overview of Colorado’s transportation system can be...
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly passed laws related to the regulation of the business of insurance in the state.
Report No. 2019-TE19
Report No. 2019-TE22
Report No. 2019-TE23
Report No. 2019-TE13
Report No. 2019-TE9
Report No. 2019-TE2
Report No. 2019-TE3
Note: A more recent evaluation was issued in January 2023. Click HERE to access the January 2023 report.
This issue brief outlines state regulations for bicycle transportation. It details general safety regulations, the regulations for riding an electric bicycle, and regulations regarding safety stops.
In October 2016, while Coloradans were sleeping, a self-driving semi‑trailer drove 51,744 cans of Budweiser beer from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs down Interstate 25. With the rise of investment in and the use of autonomous vehicles, governments face new challenges to address this growing...