Faced with lower-than-expected ridership on its new R Line light-rail route through Aurora, the Regional Transportation District is considering cutting service.

And that possibility drew a crowd of unhappy residents to a public meeting at the Aurora City Hall that RTD held Thursday night on the proposed reductions.

Several told officials that cutbacks on the R Line would interfere with their commutes, the Aurora Sentinel reports.

The transit agency spent $687 million on the 22-mile line, which opened in February with much fanfare.

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