On Sunday, July 24, about 400 hundred business leaders and transit supporters celebrated the opening of the FasTracks’ Northwest B Line at the Westminster Station at 71st Ave and Hooker Street.
Tom recently sat down with Denver Business Journal’s Cathy Proctor on what’s next for Metro Denver transportation. With the A-Line opening on Friday, FasTracks will pass a huge milestone. Read on for Tom’s prediction of transportation projects.
The beginning of 2016 is a bit of a shock. National and international stock markets shudder with China’s pending recession. The Saudis continue to pump oil at prices like the 1970s, resulting in U.S. job losses just as we stand on the precipice of becoming both the No. 1 producer of natural gas AND, in 2016, the largest global producer of oil. It feels like a Charles Dickens’ novel; the best and worst of times.
A pertinent quote from Sam Hunter, former head of corporate real estate for GTE Corporation: “We don’t look at where you are as a community; we look at where you’re going.” If there is one thing we have learned in Metro Denver it is this: Building world-class infrastructure during recessions generates jobs during and after recessions.
Last week, Colorado Public Radio ran a segment about the Metro Denver Economic De...