The hold-up is over the wireless system that controls the A, B and G lines’ crossing gates.
Regional Transportation District (RTD)
Things are constantly happening to public art: something gets tagged with graffiti, hit by a car or a lightbulb burns out.
In the early 2010s, the number of violations per year hovered around 10. Since then, that figure has jumped to more than 100 a year.
Despite several challenges RTD is doing very well. “Our finances are good, our budget is good,” said general manager Dave Genova.
There is a perception out there among non-profit groups and community organizers that RTD is not as customer service oriented as it should be
The 12.5-mile line to Thornton was supposed to open early next year. RTD now estimates a late 2019 opening.
Places like Denver, Aurora, Douglas County, even Sterling, need firefighters, plumbers, chemists, mechanics and police officers
The PUC Chairman took issue with an RTD spokesman's comment about the regulatory process.
Arvada Mayor Marc Williams implored his impatient constituents to write Gov. Hickenlooper and the PUC demanding they let the train line open.