The Union Station Bus Concourse, a key component of the FasTracks program, opens for service on May 11. Join us at the public grand opening celebration on May 9.
Learn more about the transportation transformation at Union Station
With limited stops between the new bus concourse at Union Station and Civic Center Station along 18th and 19th streets, the Free MetroRide is the perfect option for downtown commuters. This free bus service will run during weekday rush hours and provide convenient connections to bus, light rail, and future commuter rail. The Free MetroRide is a fast, reliable alternative and convenient companion service to the 16th Street Free MallRide.
The Free MetroRide will provide frequent service during morning and evening rush hours only, with a bus arriving approximately every 5 minutes.
Starting May 12, the Free MetroRide will operate out of five dedicated gates in the the new underground Union Station Bus Concourse.
The Free MetroRide will make 13 stops during a round trip on 18th and 19th streets, between Union Station and Civic Center Station. The stops markers are distinct from other RTD bus stops and have a white canopy and/or marker with a map of the route and downtown area.
RTD's 16th Street Free MallRide, traveling seven days a week down the bustling 16th Street Mall, is another great alternative for getting around downtown. This free service stopping at every block between Civic Center and Union Station is the ideal companion to our new Free MetroRide service. Both provide fast, reliable service to area businesses, convenient connections to bus, light rail, and future commuter rail lines.
Experience a new kind of transit hub when Union Station Transit Center opens in LoDo on May 9, conveniently bringing together a new underground bus concourse, light rail, new free downtown bus service, and (in 2016) commuter rail all in one location.
Join us at the grand opening of Union Station! We're celebrating the opening of the brand new bus concourse on May 9 from 11 am to 6 pm.
May 9 from 11 am - 6 pm
May 9 from 12 pm - 1 pm in front of Wewatta Pavilion
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