Quartz touts Denver's public-private transit strategy

Quartz took a look Denver's success -- and failure -- with public-private transportation projects.


Another Denver transportation mega project, "T-REX," involved widening Interstates 25 and 225 and constructing a light rail line in the same corridor, and illustrates this point well. This project was completed ahead of schedule, under budget, and the actual number of passengers using the light rail line exceeded the projections. This success story was due to a more flexible and adaptable planning, design and implementation process that was able to respond to changing conditions. Moreover, this was a public-private partnership that accepted the principle of accountability.

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