DENVER (CBS4) – It looks like RTD will get another chance to test it’s crossing gates on the A, B and G lines.
The crossing gate technology hasn’t always complied with federal regulations. The gates lower too early and stay down too long.READ MORE: Camping Ban: Boulder Takes New Steps To Ban Tents & Propane On Public Lands
The Federal Railroad Administration granted the agency a five-day waiver to work on the problem.
The waiver came one day after the state Public Utilities Commission unanimously denied RTD’s request to continue testing.READ MORE: Summit County Launches Quandary Peak Parking Reservation System
It stems from an effort to remove gate flaggers that have been manning the crossing gates for more than a year because of the timing issue.
The waiver also requires RTD to turn in a plan to get rid of those flaggers.MORE NEWS: 'Go Big': Mayor Michael Hancock Tells Denver In State Of The City Address