Shoshana Lew, executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, went to Washington recently to warn that Colorado will join other states in a lawsuit if the Trump administration wipes out the ability of states to require more efficient gas-powered cars and a wider range of electric vehicles for sale in the state.
A bicycle rider is in critical condition after a high-speed, head-on collision with another cyclist who was also injured Tuesday evening on the Cherry Creek Trail, according to the Denver Post. But as more downtown workers choose to bike, bicycle traffic on the Cherry Creek Trail has grown and the crash highlights the urgent need for […]
UPDATE: 11:18 a.m. Wednesday July 3: Bright spot today: Bicyclist Willie Latimer's recovery is "extraordinary," his brother says. He's undergoing facial reconstructive surgery — lots of pain, but getting better. He's out of the ICU and has spoken; cognition is "promising" but "isn't quite all there yet." — Andy Kenney (@AndyKnny) July 2, 2019 UPDATE: […]
With more than 188 open positions for bus and train operators at RTD & Bustang, we sat down with Bustang driver Krista Dolton to learn what the job is like. “It’s a career. It’s not a job,” she said. “You're transporting precious cargo. You're transporting somebody’s mom, somebody’s dad, somebody’s brother. And that cannot be replaced like a bag of groceries."
Today, women hold less than a third of of leadership roles at RTD, which is why the agency hosted a career day Monday. There, middle school girls met more than a dozen women who work at RTD, including Amy Homyak, a Transit Police sergeant and the agency’s K-9 handler, who is responsible for Thor, a bomb-sniffing dog.