Officials to Tour Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo

Public Notice

September 18, 2023 - Southeastern Colorado - On Sept. 19, 2023, Gov. Jared Polis and other public officials will join the Front Range Passenger Rail Board of Directors on a tour of the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo.

Honored Guests: Colorado Governor, Colorado House/Senate Transportation Committee, Colorado House/Senate Joint Budget Committee, Front Range Passenger Rail District Board Directors and Staff CDOT Department of Transit and Rail, CDOT Transportation Research Group.

Transportation Technology Center
55500 DOT Road
Pueblo, CO 81001

Schedule of Events:

Time Agenda Location
2:45 p.m. Arrive at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC) PSB
3 p.m.

Transportation Technology Center (TTC)

  • Safety Briefing by Wendy Cullen, ENSCO
  • Welcome from the Federal Railroad Administration by Mark Patterson, FRA

TTC overview

  • Front Range Passenger Rail Initiative Update by Andy Karsian, FRPR District
  • Colorado State Rail Plan by David Singer, CDOT
PSB Classroom 1
3:55 p.m. Tour of the Surface Transportation Security Readiness Facility
  • TSA Role at TTC
  • Explosion Test Cars/ MBTA
  • TSA R&D Tunnel Complex
  • Cybersecurity Training
4:05 p.m. Driving Tour
  • Impact Wall
  • Squeeze Frame
  • Tank Car in the laydown yard
4:15 p.m. Welcome and Tour/Demo of the Ambipar Response Training Center from Lee Nelson with Ambipar ARTC
4:30 p.m. Stadler FLIRT H2 Train Demonstration/Ride with Martin Ridder, CEO
  • Low speed lap
  • Higher speed lap
5 p.m. Return to PSB – Depart PSB