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Colorado Roadmap 2026: Governor Polis wants Southern Colorado included

Posted at 7:29 PM, Dec 12, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-12 21:29:22-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Governor Jared Polis wants to bring attention to his just released, Roadmap to a Future Colorado 2026.

The vision for the future uses Colorado’s 150th anniversary as a benchmark in planning for the state’s future.

During a visit to an affordable housing complex in Colorado Springs called The Commons, Polis said housing is one of the most pressing issues in the state.

“It’s almost the number one issue out of people’s mouths, you know ‘we love Colorado,’ but it costs too much to live here. The biggest cost people experience is housing.”

Along with affordable housing the roadmap addresses the issues of transportation, and preserving natural resources like water and open spaces.

“[It’s] about making Colorado’s future more affordable, more sustainable, and more livable,” said Polis.

The Governor’s roadmap focuses on six key areas:

Saving people money on housing while increasing the housing supply

  • Saving people money on housing while increasing the housing supply
  • Streamlining processes
  • Increasing access to transit
  • Improving air quality through strategic planning
  • Protecting Colorado’s water and open space
  • Supporting local businesses and communities 

    Clickhereto see a brief of the Colorado Roadmap 2026.


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