Operators Of The Month

Amber Ellis - August 2023 Operator of the Month

August 2023: Amber Ellis

"I got delayed on the E train. This bus driver saw me running for the FF1 and briefly waited for me. This was the last bus to Boulder and I am grateful to be going home! Thank you, bus driver!"

Operator of the Month Q&A

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

I have been driving with RTD since November 4.

What were you in a previous life?

I was a CNA (Caregiver) and Amazon Delivery Driver.

What do you like best about your job?

I enjoy learning different routes that take you from city to city.

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

I would enjoy listening to R&B, and Hip Hop.

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

I would choose a 90's theme.

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

I would choose an all lime green or all white uniform.

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

I would drive the Shopper Special or the MLX.

By RTD Staff