Colorado doesn’t settle for less than exceptional. We’re smart, we’re efficient and we’re technologically savvy, and one way to prove that is by taking a look at our transportation and infrastructure.
So what is it that sets us apart, that really, truly makes our infrastructure cutting-edge? For starters, we have Denver International Airport, a top-ranking international airport that offers 1,500 flights each day and serves almost 54 million passengers a year.
Don’t forget we’re also a major national crossroads for Interstate Highways I-25, I-70 and I-76. And, BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad own and operate thousands of miles of track here.
And we’re home to Xcel Energy, which is the largest electricity and natural gas utility in the state, as well as 26 areas with rural electric associations (REAs).
It’s obvious that transportation and infrastructure are a major catalyst for the state’s economy. But it’s also much more than that. It’s a crucial tool that ensures you can find success here through the ease with which you can get your products to a global audience – no matter which delivery method you choose.
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of electricity from renewable energy resources by 2020
Energy produced from coal
Electricity generated by natural gas
Energy produced from hydroelectric and wind power
of all drinking water systems are in full compliance with all federal drinking water standards.
Major river basins serve as primary source of state’s water: the Platte, Arkansas, Rio Grande, Upper Colorado and the Lower Colorado
of interstate highway
of Class 1 rail track and intermodal train/truck facilities