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Park Ranger Eric Knopinski uses a radar gun to clock the speed of a cyclist on the Cherry Creek Trail.

Cyclist Crash on Trail Shows Need for More Bike Infrastructure

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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 […]
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."