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 Central 70 Project has already started to disrupt neighborhoods—and traffic—in the Mile High City. Here’s what you can expect as the massive (and controversial) undertaking works its way toward completion over the next few years.