You can find anything out there on the open road, but as a Westword operative recently discovered in Nebraska, some things seem more out of place than others.
In this case, it was a shuttle-sized RTD bus heading westbound on Interstate 80 near the town of North Platte.
A lost driver? A new, extended route for the cash-strapped bus service?
No. It turned out to be a new small bus that will be put into service in Longmont, where RTD operates the "Longmonster" call-and-ride local bus routes, says RTD spokesman Scott Reed. The bus in question was manufactured by Supreme Corporation's StarTrans Bus Division in Goshen, Indiana, and was being driven to Colorado.
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"I’m really hoping it didn’t have any Go Big Red bumper stickers on it," Reed adds. -- Jonathan Shikes