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City Beautiful Edition with Denver Development Guru Ken Schroeppel

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 07.10.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Big things are happening in Denver. New rail lines are snaking out in all directions. Union Station is transforming into a modern transit hub. High rises are sprouting from once-vacant lots.

Tax Gas, Not Diapers

Joel Judd | Posted 06.01.2013 | Denver
Joel Judd

Taxes on baby diapers and water heaters should not subsidize roads and rails. Gas taxes are a nearly perfect user fee. But our state gas tax has lost a lot of its punch over the years.

Stuck Between Stations (UPDATE)

Posted 01.23.2012 | Denver

RTD-Denver has a fairly precise vision of what the city's mass transit future will look like: a handful of light-rail lines ferrying passengers around...

Woman Dies After Being Dragged By Light Rail

Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

A woman trying to board the RTD light rail at Welton and 24th Streets slipped under and was dragged for approximately 30 feet Tuesday afternoon, witne...

RTD Lands More Than $1 Billion For FasTracks

Posted 10.10.2011 | Denver

RTD officials announced Tuesday the receipt of a $1.03 billion federal grant to help pay for FasTracks' construction. A signing ceremony will be held ...

Feds Granting FasTracks $120 Million

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.14.2011 | Denver

Denver's Regional Transportation District will receive a funding boost to the tune of $120 million, courtesy of the Federal Transit Administration. T...

Win An iPad 2 For Riding?

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

A non-profit transit advocacy group is incentivizing bus rides between Boulder and Denver by giving out eight tech-savvy prizes to frequent riders. Th...

Shaun Harper Arrested For Bank Robbery After Cash Falls Out Of Pockets | Lori Obert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GOLDEN - Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at a bank in Lakewood Saturday afternoon....

Monday Matchup: RTD to Face Basketball Mom and 1,000 of Her Closest Friends

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Kim Gillan alleges RTD, together with Adams County and a private out-of-state developer, may have violated administrative, state, and federal laws in their quest to radically transform her community.

RTD Weighs Fare Increases Of Up To $1

Denver Daily | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Regional Transportation District tonight will begin holding public hearings to address a proposed fare increase that would begin in 2011. Trans...

RTD Bus Drives In Wrong Direction On I-25 For 3 Miles

Channel 7 Denver | Wayne Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The Regional Transportation District has suspended a bus driver who drove the wrong way in the carpool lane of the highway for almost 10 min...

RTD Does Not Keep Track Of Tickets Issued To Bus Drivers

Face the State | John Schroyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Following a series of Denver-area bus accidents that resulted in four deaths over the course of just four days last April, the public may have wondere...

Clinton Grider, Aurora Man Killed By RTD Bus Was Drunk

The Denver Post | Bianca Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Aurora police will not charge an RTD bus driver in the death of 78-year-old Clinton Grider. Grider was run over by an articulated RTD bus near a st...

FasTracks Contractor Has Paid Nearly $200 Million In Court Settlements Since 1995

Face the State | John Schroyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver area's Regional Transportation District announced a week ago that it had selected a coalition of six companies to head up the construction ...

Denver Apartment Seekers Willing To Pay More To Be Near Light Rail

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

People are willing to pay about 4 percent more a month to rent an apartment within a quarter-mile of a light-rail stop. That's pushing vacancy rate...

Sander Klein, RTD Driver, Didn't Brake Before Running Over Cyclist

KMGH Denver | Alan Gathright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- An RTD bus driver told police he didn't slow down before running over and severely injuring a 72-year-old cyclist on the 16th Street Mall, b...

RTD Bus Hits 72-Year-Old Cyclist On 16th Street Mall

Channel 7 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A 72-year-old bicyclist is suffering from severe injuries after colliding with an RTD bus on the 16th Street Mall Sunday night. A passeng...

PHOTOS: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This Week saw the continued repercussions of health care reform in Colorado as Betsy Markey watched the cash flow in after voting for the reform bill,...

ANOTHER RTD Crash Results In Hospitalization; Driver In Saturday Accident Faces Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Marvin "Chip" Webb, the bicyclist in injured during a collision with and RTD bus Tuesday night, died on Wednesday at Denver Health. The 43-ye...

RTD Workers

Denver Daily | Kristin Pazulski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Regional Transportation District (RTD) workers will not be receiving a wage bonus, which would have served as a "concession" for freezing salary wages...

Another RTD Accident Kills Pedestrian In Aurora

KDVR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. - A male pedestrian was killed Monday afternoon in an accident involving an RTD bus in Aurora....

Lawmakers Rip RTD Board Over CEO Cal Marsella's Benefits Package

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Lawmakers on the Colorado General Assembly's Legislative Audit Committee ripped into RTD board members this morning for showering former agency Genera...

Hickenlooper's "First Class" Rail Plans -- With Your Money (VIDEO)

Mary Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mary Smith

At a recent gubernatorial campaign event in Fort Collins, Hickenlooper was asked his views on passenger rail on the Front Range.

Don't Throw FasTracks Under a Bus

Paul Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Paul Rosenthal

What do the editorial writers for the Denver Post want? More roads. Perhaps they should visit Los Angeles to see how well that worked.

RTD Picks Insider For New CEO

Denver Business Journal | Cathy Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The board of Denvers' Regional Transportation District on Tuesday voted unanimously for Phil Washington as the transit agency's new general manager an...