Gov. John Hickenlooper backs a tax hike for transportation, water and high-speed internet projects.
Brace yourselves travelers: construction begins in the summer and won’t wrap up until 2021.
Despite several challenges RTD is doing very well. “Our finances are good, our budget is good,” said general manager Dave Genova.
The 12.5-mile line to Thornton was supposed to open early next year. RTD now estimates a late 2019 opening.
Mike Lewis "brings an incredible transportation background to CDOT at a time when our state is faced with significant transportation challenges," Hickenlooper said.
Investigators identified 57 drivers in the last year and a half who should not have been allowed on the platform under state law.
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.
"If we don't have the infrastructure, then in a funny way it's almost like I've been working against myself," Gov. John Hickenlooper said.
A new seven-state plan might make electric charging stations as ubiquitous as the gas station along major highways.