Why is DIA so far from the city center? As the train to Denver's airport starts, we get answers from former Denver Mayor and U.S. Transportation Secretary Federico Peña. Then, a Grand Junction film crew traveled to Nepal to learn if widespread charges that the Nepalese government is failing to get aid to victims are true. Plus, meet the CU Denver grad who's responsible for how Game of Thrones sounds. And, a common scene inspires two teen boys to invent a drip-less ice cream cone.
Denver International Airport
Former Denver Mayor and U.S. Transportation Secretary, Federico Peña reflects on DIA's opening, and what the University of Colorado A Line means to the city.
John Kasarda says that while Denver is doing things right with its new aerotropolis now, there could be future pitfalls.
- By its own estimation, TSA also screened 708 million passengers, 1.6 billion carry-on bags, 432 million checked bags, and 12.9 million airport employees.Read more
- The 519-room hotel overlooks a light rail platform that will open next spring, when the new service from Union Station begins.Read more
With 519 rooms and a large conference center, the hotel hopes to draw both business and leisure travelers. But why does it block the view of the iconic Jeppesen Terminal?