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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Denver International Airport on Tuesday to see updated lights for airfield safety. Photo: RJ Sangosti/Denver Post via Getty Images
Denver International Airport is adding a new lighting system to a key runway and taxiway to help reduce the potential for airplane collisions.
Why it matters: The $31 million upgrade comes in response to heightened attention at the Federal Aviation Administration to recent near-collisions at the nation's busiest airports.