Who's Best at Getting You Where You Want to Go?
Best of Colorado's 2019 transportation winners and finalists
BEST AUTO REPAIR
Keller Bros. has earned numerous awards by maintaining the highest standards in auto repair for more than 40 years. Located in Littleton, the family-owned company’s seven ASE Certified Master technicians service all makes and models. The repair shop backs up its work with a three-year/36,000-mile warranty on nearly all parts and labor. The company also prides itself on teaching its customers about the condition of their vehicles so they can make informed decisions about the best care for their vehicles. Keller Bros. offers a complete tire, service and repair operation with two quick-lube and tire bays, a laser alignment machine and nine repair bays.
BEST AUTO DEALERSHIP
The Schomp Automotive Group is a fourth-generation family-owned company that’s been around for more than 75 years. The dealership, which has locations in Highlands Ranch and Aurora, offers brands like Honda, BMW, Subaru and Mazda. It also has a motorcycle dealership — Fay Myers Motorcycle World in Greenwood Village – and a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Farmington, Utah. Schomp’s goal is to keep things simple, so it introduced its “One Price. One Person. One Hour.” sales approach more than 25 years ago with the belief that everyone should receive a fair price and the most positive automobile buying experience possible. secret to AutoNation's success is that the company takes care of its associates.
BEST PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION
In January, Uber announced its first-ever integration with public transit. In partnership with the Regional Transportation District (RTD), Uber riders in Denver can now plan their transit journey with real-time information and end-to-end directions in the Uber app. Soon, Denver riders will also be able to purchase and use RTD tickets through the app. Uber will also continue working with cities this year to bring bikeshare and scooters to riders, helping to expand mobility options for Coloradans.
Southwest Airlines differentiates itself from other carriers with excellent customer services delivered by more than 50,000 employees. Southwest became the nation’s largest domestic airline in 2003, a ranking it continues to maintain. In peak travel seasons, it operates more than 4,000 weekday departures in a network of 99 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries. Southwest is the only major U.S. airline that allows travelers to check two bags for free. Southwest has more than 60 percent of Fortune 1,000 companies enrolled in its SWABIZ corporate travel program.
BEST PRIVATE JET SERVICE
Established in 2002, Prime Jet offers worldwide on-demand 24/7 charter jets, from Gulfstreams to Lear Jets. For customers who want to purchase aircraft, Prime Jet’s sales team offers impartial craft analysis, negotiations of aircraft purchase contracts, and guidance and interpretation of complex FAA regulations. Leasing aircraft is also an option. For aircraft owners, Prime Jet’s management services range from operations and dispatch to maintenance management and crewing.