RTD seeks customer input on the CO 119 Bus Rapid Transit corridor between Boulder and Longmont
As the CO 119 Bus Rapid Transit project looks to expand transit service in Boulder and Longmont, RTD is seeking public input through a survey to gain a deeper understanding of commuters’ preferred routes and travel patterns along the CO 119 corridor.
RTD provides option to attend March Madness games at Ball Arena
There is nothing on this planet quite like the NCAA March Madness men’s college basketball tournament. Sixty-four of the best colleges and universities compete for the national championship title, cementing their legacies in the annals of sports history.
Meet Tasha Clavo: ‘I was born to help people’
The dedicated men and women of RTD are the heartbeat of our agency. The spirit of helping others runs deep for bus operator Tasha Clavo. A Denver native, she grew up tending to the needs of her neighbors and continues today with customers on her route.
RTD is installing higher quality air filters on its buses
The change improves air quality inside these enclosed spaces by trapping smaller particulates, including pollen, bacteria, mold, smoke and various types of dust.
Segment of RTD W Line service temporarily disrupted due to train derailment
RTD's W Line service is being supplemented by shuttle buses between Red Rocks College and Jefferson County Government Center•Golden stations due to a train derailment.
Overhead power line work to affect R Line light rail service Wednesday between RTD’s Fitzsimons and Peoria stations
RTD will perform necessary maintenance that will affect light rail service on the R Line between Fitzsimons and Peoria stations on Wednesday, March 15 from noon to 8:00 p.m.
RTD and Denver receive key Federal Transit Administration project rating and funding recommendation for Colfax BRT
RTD, the city and county of Denver and state and local partners are celebrating a major milestone in their quest to bring Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to East Colfax Avenue, with the door to a significant funding source now open.
RTD to debut new parade bus Saturday at Denver’s annual St. Patrick’s Day event
Customers who spot the bus March 13 - 17 and share photos on social media can win mobile tickets.
RTD adjusts Route 402L during US 85 improvements
Beginning Monday, March 13, and lasting through 2025, RTD will close seven bus stops along Route 402L between County Line Road and Highlands Ranch Parkway during work by Douglas County to improve the US 85 corridor. The route will remain in service.
Veterans, explore your next mission at RTD
RTD values the service and skills developed during your military experience. Qualities like determination, team building, leadership and confidence will allow you to make a difference in your community as a member of our team.
Keep your car secure when you park
The Denver Police Department (DPD) is launching a new program to reduce vehicle theft.
RTD visits the Anythink Commerce City library
To promote access to literacy, RTD partnered with Anythink Library to host a transit-themed story time. The eight-branch library system serves residents living in Adams County.
Public feedback inspires improved paver design for the 16th Street Mall transitway and pedestrian walkways
Denver’s first major upgrade in nearly 40 years to the 16th Street Mall will feature a new granite paver system that honors the mall’s iconic original design by I.M. Pei and Olin. A primary driver for the project is the need to address the mall’s deteriorating infrastructure, specifically the granite paver system, which resulted in disruptions to the transit system and cost more than a million dollars annually to maintain.
Meet Our March Operator of the Month: Carla Osborne
Meet Our March Operator of the Month, Carla! She was commended by her manager for going above and beyond in insuring safe and defensive driving practices on the Free MallRide. Check out her Q&A.
RTD: Rad Things (to) Do - March 2023
March is the month when humans start to emerge from the warmth of their homes like a grizzly bear who just woke up from hibernation. Hints of warm weather permeate the air. Trees start budding. The Canadian geese are finally heading back home. The snow is… well, the snow is still around. However, the best part of March (aside from how much snow the ski resorts get) is the fantastic variety of events that happen around the city.
RTD visits Eldora on Presidents Day
On Monday, representatives from RTD visited Eldora Mountain Resort to talk with skiers and snowboarders about how to beat the traffic, avoid weekend single occupancy vehicle parking fees and ditch the fight for parking spots by taking the Route NB2.
RTD’s Free MallRide detour extends to Civic Center beginning Feb. 26
RTD will extend the current MallRide shuttle detour to Civic Center Station during preconstruction utility work taking place as part of mall reconstruction. The detour will begin Sunday, Feb. 26, and the MallRide shuttle is expected to return to the mall later this year.
Looking to serve your community? RTD’s next career fair is Feb. 27-March 1
If you are seeking a career, not just a job, RTD invites you to attend a three-day career fair next week to learn about available positions across the agency.
Colorado Proud: Honoring African American Omar D. Blair for his lifetime of service to the community, state and country
RTD salutes Tuskegee Airman and first African American president of the Denver Board of Education Omar D. Blair, a passionate advocate for the Denver African American community.
RTD celebrates Winter Bike to Work Day
On the second Friday in February, cyclists around the world gear up for a winter bike ride to work. This year, RTD participated in the international Winter Bike to Work Day event by cheering bike riders as they pedaled through Civic Center Park in Downtown Denver.
Meet Roman Kozlov: 'We achieve more as a team'
The dedicated men and women of RTD are the heartbeat of our agency. Division Supervisor Roman Kozlov knows there is strength in numbers and values the work his team provides the community. Their biggest cheerleader, he fosters an environment that promotes camaraderie and purpose to serve.
RTD to hold virtual public meetings for proposed May 2023 service changes
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is providing customers the opportunity to provide feedback about proposed service changes, designed to support RTD’s System Optimization Plan (SOP), that will go into effect May 28.
Colorado Proud: Honoring African American leader and Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame member Wilma J. Webb
RTD salutes Colorado native Wilma J. Webb, a distinguished member of the Colorado General Assembly from 1980-1993, who became Colorado’s first Black First Lady when her husband, Wellington E. Webb, served as Mayor of Denver.
RTD Board to review potential new fare structure at Feb. 14 meeting
The proposal reflects feedback from thousands of people. Changes, if approved, would be made in early 2024.
RTD: Rad Things (to) Do - February 2023
Buses and trains aren’t only for commuting back and forth between the house and the office, but also offer an easy way to get to concerts, sporting events, theatrical performances and much, much more. Check out some of the rad things to do around the district this month that are accessible via RTD services!
RTD leaders participate in Moving People Forward conference
RTD staff participated in Bicycle Colorado’s annual Moving People Forward Conference on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Held in Downtown Denver, the theme for this year’s inclusive conference was “critical measures.” The keynote presentation was delivered by Charles T.
RTD MyRide is RTD's new fare payment system.
With new and improved features and tools, RTD MyRide offers customers more convenience and flexibility than ever before. Featuring updated RTD MyRide app with mobile MyRide barcode, new validators with scan and tap functionality, improved data processing and security, and fare capping ensures customers never pay more than they should!
Big thanks to the more than 48,000 customers who kept the metro area safer on New Year’s Eve!
Big thanks to the more than 48,000 customers who kept the metro area safer on New Year’s Eve!
RTD to host public open houses Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 for the Northwest Rail Peak Service Study
RTD is hosting two public in-person open houses that will provide information about the Northwest Rail Peak Service Study, including the locations of proposed commuter rail stations between Longmont and Denver.
RTD’s sales outlet at Downtown Boulder Station temporarily relocated to Boulder Junction at Depot Square Station
Beginning Jan. 20, RTD will temporarily relocate its Downtown Boulder Station sales outlet to Boulder Junction at Depot Square Station until further notice.
RTD’s Free MallRide detour extends to Civic Center Jan. 21-25 during third party work
RTD will temporarily extend the current MallRide shuttle detour to Civic Center Station to accommodate third-party utility work between Welton and Glenarm streets.
RTD joins MLK Marade in 2023
On Monday, January 16, RTD Board Director Julien Bouquet and RTD staff from across the agency marched in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Marade. Extending nearly three miles, thousands of marchers walked from City Park to Civic Center Park to celebrate the work of Dr. King, Jr.
Meet RTD's snow removal team: '365 days a year, we're thinking about snow'
As the Denver metro region awaits the storm that has been forecast for today, a massive crew of employees has already begun its work.
RTD implements changes at Table Mesa Park-n-Ride to improve safety
In collaboration with Boulder Police, RTD Transit Police continues to implement several changes to the parking garage at the Table Mesa Park-n-Ride to reduce criminal activity. RTD has installed new security cameras to monitor the parking garage structure.
Leave the car at home and let RTD be the connection to the slopes
It took Old Man Winter some time to arrive this season, but now winter is in full swing and the snow is piling up at the ski resorts. The new snow, combined with the seasonal increase of out-of-state tourists and thousands of Coloradans eager to get their fill of fresh powder, means that I-70 risks turning into a gigantic parking lot for the next several weeks.
RTD takes action to secure Downtown Boulder Station from unwanted activities
Facility restrooms have been closed in abundance of caution to protect customers and employees.
Eight directors sworn in on RTD Board of Directors
15-member group selects new executive committee members; Lynn Guissinger will serve as chair for 2023.
January service changes take effect Sunday, Jan. 8
RTD will implement service changes to select light rail lines and local, regional and FlexRide bus routes. These changes are the first to support RTD’s System Optimization Plan (SOP), which prioritizes a regionally focused, high-quality transit network that delivers strong connectivity to equity communities and transit-supportive land use corridors.
N Line artwork at Commerce City•72nd Station balances concept of resilience with a whimsical, futuristic feel
Standing in the center of the bus roundabout near the N Line commuter rail platform at Commerce City•72nd Station is an impressive 20-foot-tall steel sculpture called “Mid-Century, Mod-Cacti.”
RTD to participate in National Western Stock Show Parade
Since the 1960s, the National Western Stock Show Parade has attracted thousands of visitors to Downtown Denver to celebrate the state’s rich agricultural and ranching history.
RTD provides service, connections to Empower Field for Broncos game
As the Denver Broncos host the Los Angeles Chargers at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium on Sunday, RTD wants fans to know that its services remain a safe and reliable way to access the stadium through the very last play.