The April 20 incident on the A Line that left 200 riders stranded dented the transit agencies' relationship, but decades-long deal will likely remain intact.
Regional Transportation District (RTD)
The board decried DTP’s lack of communication and questioned what steps the company would take to prevent such incidents in the future.
The report details what happened and what will done to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Denver Transit Partners, the private business that runs RTD’s commuter rail lines, has a rocky relationship with the transit agency.
RTD says it has no plan to terminate the deal with its A Line contractor. But the possibility is enough to worry analysts.
The hold-up was over wireless crossing gates used on RTD’s A, B and G Lines. RTD can also begin the removal of flaggers from some A and G line crossings.
Internal disciplinary records obtained by CPR News show engineers have made dozens of serious mistakes in the last two years.
Union officials say the new deal will help address RTD’s recent struggle to recruit and retain drivers.
A new proposal calls for RTD to create a pass for low-income riders and offer bigger discounts to children.
The hold-up is over the wireless system that controls the A, B and G lines’ crossing gates.