Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board: News

License Renewal Window is Open!

The window for license renewals is now open.  Designated agents should be watching for their licensing packets which were mailed to their attention on September 4, 2019.   If the Designated Agents have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at:  DORA_TramwayBoard@state.co.us. 


Ski Lift Safety Working Group Meeting Canceled on Oct. 29

The Colorado Ski Lift Safety Working Group has canceled its Oct. 29, 2019 meeting due to inclement weather. Please check this page for future updates.


New 2019 Legislation

On May 17, 2019, Governor Jared Polis signed SB19-159 Sunset Passenger Tramway Safety Board. The new law went into effect immediately upon the Governor’s signature and continues the Passenger Tramway Safety Board (board) in the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) through September 1, 2030.  The law makes technical changes, repeals the requirement that the board send admonition letters by certified mail, and replaces the term “program administrator" with "program director" throughout.


Loveland Ski Area Incident Report - January 16, 2018

The office of the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board conducted an investigation regarding the December 28, 2017 incident at Loveland Ski Area. The investigation is complete and the report complies with sections 25-5-704(b) and 25-5-715(4) of the Colorado Revised Statutes ("C.R.S.") and the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board Rule 23.3. The investigative report is being released to the public through posting of the report on the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board on this webpage.

This report was prepared in furtherance of the Board's duty to investigate and report as set forth in sections 25-5-704(b) and 25-5-715(4), C.R.S., and Board Rule 23.3, and does not, in and of itself, resolve any future disciplinary complaints regarding the December 28, 2017 incident. All Media requests and inquiries should be submitted to Public Information Officer Lee Rasizer at lee.rasizer@state.co.us.


Ski Granby Ranch Incident Report - May 10, 2017

The Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board today considered the report of investigation regarding the December 29, 2016 incident at Ski Granby Ranch. It was the decision of the Board that the investigation is complete and complies with sections 25-5-704(b) and 25-5-715(4) of the Colorado Revised Statutes ("C.R.S.") and the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board Rule 23.3. The investigative report regarding the fatality will be released to the public this afternoon through posting of the report on the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board on this webpage.

This report was prepared in furtherance of the Board's duty to investigate and report as set forth in sections 25-5-704(b) and 25-5-715(4), C.R.S., and Board Rule 23.3, and does not, in and of itself, resolve any pending disciplinary complaints regarding the December 29, 2016 incident. Board Case No. 2017-97 remains under investigation for possible violations of the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Practice Act. All Media requests and inquiries should be submitted to Public Information Officer Lee Rasizer at lee.rasizer@state.co.us.