Countywide Transportation Sales Tax

Countywide Transportation Sales Tax

2022 marks the 13th year of the 15-year Countywide Transportation Sales Tax (TST) approved by voters in November 2007 which extended an existing one-tenth-of-one-percent sales tax through June 30, 2024. The TST funds a specific list of 44 projects that includes:

  • Roads and Intersections
  • Transit
  • Regional Trail and Pedestrian Infrastructure

The table below identifies current TST projects planned for construction over the remaining two years of this program. See a full implementation schedule for all projects. Learn more about a potential extension of the TST in November 2022.

Transportation Sales Tax Projects

Project Name Year Current Status
CO 42 Pedestrian Underpass – City of Louisville 2020 Completed
CO 42/Short Street Intersection – City of Louisville 2020 Completed
LOBO Trail – Williams Fork Connection (Twin Lakes to Spine Road) 2020 Completed
71st Street Shoulders – Lookout Road to Winchester Circle 2021 Completed
East County Line Road/Weld County Road 1 Master Plan (Erie to Longmont) 2021 Completed
US 287/Isabelle Road Intersection Safety Improvements 2021 Completed
South Boulder Road Widening – Mallory Street to 120th Street – City of Lafayette 2022 In Construction
Sugarloaf Road Climbing Lane – CO119/Boulder Canyon to top of Hill 2022 In Construction
Olde Stage Road Climbing Lane – Lee Hill Drive to Top of Hill 2022 In Construction
LOBO Trail – Four Mile Railroad Underpass 2023 Design Complete
120th Street Shoulders – Lafayette to Dillon Road 2024 Design Complete
71st Street Shoulders – Winchester Circle to CO 52 2023 In Construction
East County Line Road Shoulders – CO 119 to St. Vrain Creek (City of Longmont) 2023 In Design
Hygiene Road Structure Replacement 2023 In Design
95th Street Reconstruction – Boulder Creek to Lookout Road 2024 In Design
Highway 66 Widening – Hover to US287 (Longmont) 2025 In Design
LOBO Trail – Jay Road Connection – Cottonwood Trail to Spine Road TBD In Design
East County Line Road Shoulders – Quicksilver Road to Pike Road 2025 In Design
Highway 119 Bikeway (Boulder to Longmont) 2025 In Design
CO 7 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)/Corridor Design TBD In Design
RTD Rail-Trail Master Plan (Boulder to Erie) TBD In Design
US 287 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)/Corridor Study TBD In Design

Proposed Sales Tax Extension

The current 0.1% Transportation Sales Tax expires June 30, 2024. On August 4, the the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved asking voters to extend the sales tax at the current rate. Learn more about the November 2022 ballot initiative.

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