Billy Joe Mays

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Operator of the Month Q&A


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

I started working at RTD as a driver in 2016.

What were you in a previous life?

I was an entrepreneur; I had my own business in siding houses.

What do you like best about your job?

I love the responsibility of taking care of everybody. I like being in control, being my own boss and having my office window’s view constantly changing.

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

Country and western.

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

I would turn it into a Hammer.

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

I like the black, but I wish there were some gold lines around the arm and the collar, and gold writings.

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

I love the 83L/D route.