Bus Exportable Power Supply (BEPS) System Use Strategy: Investigating the Use of Transit Buses as Emergency Generators

This report summarizes how hybrid electric buses can be used as on-demand, mobile electric-power generators during emergency response and recovery. The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) partnered with the University of Texas…

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Prioritize the Third Lane

"By eliminating car parking and narrowing automobile lanes we can create the space necessary to accommodate lightweight, human sized micromobility vehicles such as electric scooters."

DRCOG’s Aging and Disability Resource Center Advisory Board - August 18th, 2020

Attendees were introduced, and Amy Pulley from DRCOG gave some announcements about ADRC services. Of note were Transportation and Personal Care pilot voucher programs developed to fill in some gaps in services. Also, DRCOG ombudsman staff have…

Increasing E-Bike Adoption Just 15 Percent Could Cut Emissions 12 Percent

If drivers in Portland, Ore. replaced a car trip with an e-bike trip just 15 percent of the time, it would take a 12 percent bite out of greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds — and researchers think that the City of Roses isn’t the…

‘We’re Desperate’: Transit Cuts Felt Deepest in Low-Income Areas

As the pandemic wreaks havoc on public transit systems across the country, experts say it is low-income residents, people of color and essential workers bearing the brunt.
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RTD Installing Operator Shields To Help Separate Drivers And Passengers

DENVER (CBS4) – RTD is taking steps to help keep both riders and operators safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Last week the Regional Transportation District announced it is now using electrostatic sprayers with hospital grade disinfectant…

Community Active Living Coalition (CALC) Meeting - August 12th, 2020

Presentation given by Piep van Heuven at Bicycle Colorado for Denver Streets Partnerships. Denver Streets Partnerships Goals for 2030: Elimination of all traffic facilities and serious injuries Construction and maintenance of a…

RTD's N-line to open Sept. 21 after several years

After 6 years in construction and 14 years since being approved as part of Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks plan, the RTD N-line is almost ready to start running. Sept. 21 marks the grand opening of the newest commuter rail…

Four Facts on Kamala Harris’s Transportation Record

Sustainable transportation advocates offered a mix of appreciation and plenty of skepticism on Wednesday after presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden chose California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, thanks to her solid pro-transit…