RTD selects Debra Johnson as new general manager and CEO

The Regional Transportation District selected Debra Johnson as its next general manager and CEO on Tuesday night, choosing the first woman to lead the Denver metro area’s transit agency in its 51-year history.

Denver Residents Push To Make Shared Streets Permanent

DENVER (CBS4) – Shortly after COVID-19 hit Colorado, Denver’s city officials made changes to streets across town to allow those walking and biking more space to social distance. Those using those streets, like Denver Health Dr. David…

Op-Ed: Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses Make Sense for Cities?

Battery-powered electric vehicles make up the lion's share of U.S. fleets. Could hydrogen-powered vehicles play a role?

The Law That Could Kill Bike and Scooter Share in California — and Set a Dangerous Precedent For Your State

Assembly Bill 1286 would functionally ban scooters, e-bikes and other electric-assist modes from the road — if advocates don't speak up. California is on the brink of passing a bill that would kill bike and scooter share in the Golden State…

Why Every City Needs to Learn the Three A’s of Equitable Pedestrian Planning

Only 73 percent of pedestrian master plans even acknowledge the importance of equity considerations in how we build our walking infrastructure — and just 40 percent of plans commit to concrete goals to actually reduce those disparities,…

DRCOG Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) - August 24th, 2020

DRCOG’s Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) met virtually on Monday, August 24th. Following a public comment period, the committee took action on amendments to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the FY20-FY21 Unified…

Commute Choice Is Key To Bringing Essential Workers To The Front Lines

One rainy April night during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic in New York City, I had an intense craving for Thai food. Fifteen minutes later, a delivery man on an e-bike showed up with that meal (and, yes, he was tipped generously). Ironically,…

RTD Accountability Committee - August 24, 2020

The following are highlights from the meeting: The group will be choosing On-Call Consultants later in the week There was formation of three subcommittees was proposed: Operations, Finance, and Governance Operations ADA Compliance…

TX: Trinity Metro is patrolling this Fort Worth train station with ... a robot?

Trinity Metro has deployed an autonomous robot to help with security at Fort Worth Central Station downtown. The cyber security machine is named after the city's famous Sundance Square.