Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about transit

Mayor Michael Hancock delivers his inauguration speech. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Inauguration: Hancock Calls for Safer Streets, Advocates Hope He Will Deliver

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Mayor Hancock kicked off his third and final term today by calling for lower speed limits and better designed streets to keep cyclists and pedestrians safer in an “urgent” attempt to take back control of the streets from reckless car owners.  “Our streets must change to make way for more transit riders, bike riders and […]
Driver Krista Dalton poses for a photo at the Bustang yard near Golden. After the photo, she started a pre-trip inspection of the motor coach she would drive from Denver to Colorado Springs.

Bus Driver Shortage, Part 2: Krista Dalton Has What it Takes

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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."