Operators Of The Month

Michael Patterson - January 2023 Operator of the Month

January 2023: Michael Patterson

How long have you driven for RTD? Have you always been a bus driver?

I've been driving for RTD since August 1, 2022. I haven't always been a bus driver.

What were you in a previous life?

I was a freight forklift operator.

What do you like best about your job?

I like the people, driving, and scenery.

If you could listen to music while working, what type would you choose?

I would have country rock like the Eagles and Pink Floyd.

If you could deck out your bus, what style would it be?

I would deck it out hippie style.

If you could change your uniform color, what color would you prefer?

Light blue- Coast Guard colors.

What type of service would you drive if given the choice? What is your favorite service to drive or operate?

I would choose local routes 204 or 206. The FF1 or AB is also amazing.

By RTD Staff