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.
The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce will campaign for a sales tax increase to fund road and bridge repairs, and support local innovation
The two lines, which opened in 2016, have had significant technical issues with crossing arms that come down too early and stay down too late.