Final Service Changes - August 2016

Effective August 14, 2016

Changes impacting your service

RTD makes changes to our bus and rail system to enhance service for our passengers. These changes are based on traffic pattern studies, ridership, economic factors, and community feedback as we strive to create the best transit system for our customers.

These services changes took effect on August 14, 2016.

Final service changes

Routes affected

Final Changes for Local/Limited Bus Routes

  • route 1

    Weekday and weekend schedule adjustments will be made to improve on-time performance.

  • route 1W

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 3

    The eastbound trip at 2:57 p.m. will be moved from the Federal Center Station to start instead at Lakewood Commons at 3:15 p.m. The westbound trip at 3:38 p.m. from Lincoln and Alameda will be moved to start instead at 2:49 p.m. at the Centrepoint & Sable Transit Center, which will provide westbound 30 minute frequency during school dismissal times and early evening rush-hour. Evening schedule adjustments will also be made for reliable connections with light rail.

  • route 11

    Evening schedule adjustments will be made for reliable connections with light rail. Seasonal school service will also be reinstated.

  • route 16

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve connections with late night service on the W line.

  • route 24

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 28

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 30L

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 31
    modified

    Trips to and from US 36 & Sheridan Station will deviate from 71st Avenue to serve the Westminster Station and make connections with the new B Line. Trips starting and ending at 72nd will instead start and end at the Westminster Station. Service will operate in both directions on 71st Avenue between Irving and Federal.

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated. Minor schedule adjustments will also be made to improve late night connections with the W Line.

  • route 37

    Eastbound trips will be added at 5:25 a.m. and 6:55 p.m. from Central Park Station to 40th Ave & Airport Blvd/Gateway Park Station. A westbound trip will be added at 5:30 p.m. from Central Park Station to 40th Ave & Airport Blvd/Gateway Park Station.

  • route 42

    Service will operate on Central Park Boulevard between 46th Avenue and Northfield Boulevard instead of Willow Street.

  • route 43

    Schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 50

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 51

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve connections with late night service on the W line.

  • route 65

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 66

    Schedule adjustments will be made to improve on-time performance.

  • route 72
    modified

    Service will deviate from 72nd Avenue via Hooker Street for connections to the new B Line at Westminster Station.

  • route 73

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 76

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve connections with late night service on the W line.

  • route 83L

    An eastbound trip at 5:04 a.m. will be added from Civic Center Station to Nine Mile Station for connections with the future R line. A weekend eastbound trip at 5:39 a.m. will be added from Civic Center Station to Nine Mile Station.

  • route 90L

    An eastbound trip will be added at 7:24 a.m. from US 36 & Sheridan Station to Civic Center Station. Minor schedule adjustments will also be made.

  • route 121

    The Sunday night southbound trip at 12:15 a.m. from 40th Ave & Airport Blvd/Gateway Park Station will shift to 12:45 a.m. The change will match weekday and Saturday night service. Schedule adjustments will also be made.

  • route 204

    Schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 205

    Schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 206

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 208

    Seasonal school service will be reinstated.

  • route 209

    Schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 225

    Schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 327

    Saturday schedule will shift by 30 minutes to better match the weekday schedule and provide better coordination with the Route 326 in Longmont.

  • route BOUND

    Seasonal schedule adjustment will be made.

  • route DASH

    Seasonal schedule adjustment will be made.

  • route JUMP

    Seasonal schedule adjustment will be made.

  • route SKIP

    Seasonal schedule adjustment will be made.

  • route STAMPEDE

    Seasonal schedule adjustment will be made.

  • route Free MetroRide

    Rush-hour frequency will increase to every 4 to 5 minutes, and rush-hour times will be extended.

Final Changes for Regional Routes

  • route 120X

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route 122X

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route BOLT

    Bus stops will be consolidated within Longmont along Main Street and Ken Pratt Boulevard for improved travel time and on-time performance.

  • route FF1/FF2/FF3/FF4/FF5/FF6

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route AA

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route AB

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route AT

    A northbound trip will be added at 5:10 a.m. from Nine Mile Station, and a southbound trip will be added at 3:25 p.m. from Denver Airport Station.

  • route GS

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route J

    Bus stops will be consolidated within Longmont along Main Street, Ken Pratt Boulevard, and Nelson Road for improved travel time and on-time performance.

  • route L

    Bus stops will be consolidated within Longmont along Main Street for improved travel time and on-time performance.

  • route N

    Seasonal schedule adjustments will be made.

  • route R

    Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

Final Changes for Special Service

  • route BroncosRide

    With the closure of the Montbello Park-n-Ride, BroncosRide service will no longer operate from the Park-n-Ride. Alternate service to Sports Authority Field at Mile High will be available on the new University of Colorado A Line to Union Station, with a transfer to the C, E or W lines.

  • route CU/CSU Game

    With the closure of the Montbello Park-n-Ride, the CU/CSU service will no longer operate from the Park-n-Ride. Alternate service to Sports Authority Field at Mile High will be available on the new University of Colorado A Line to Union Station, with a transfer to the C, E or W lines.