RTD wanted to transform how people in the Denver metro area get around. But more than 50 years after it began, most people still drive, pollution persists, and the agency is in crisis. I went back to its beginning to find out how—and when—the problems started.
The celebrated architect, who passed away last week at the age of 102, built three projects in Colorado. But only one—the Mesa Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research—remains unmarred today.