RTD hosts informational events about quiet zones

Public meetings will take place in communities near the University of Colorado A Line, G Line

DENVER (June 10, 2019) – The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and commuter rail concessionaire Denver Transit Partners (DTP) will host a series of events over the next few weeks to provide information about quiet zones along the University of Colorado A Line and G Line.

Quiet zones are areas along a railroad segment where train operators don’t have to sound their train horns at crossings on a routine basis. However, even with quiet zones in effect, train operators maintain discretion to use horns under circumstances that require additional safety precautions and per federal regulations. This means that train horns will still sound within designated quiet zones for a variety of reasons.

Residents are invited to visit with representatives of RTD and DTP, ask questions and learn when and why they might hear train horns in designated quiet zones along commuter rail routes.

For more information or to request translation services, please contact Christina Zazueta, RTD’s community engagement manager, at [email protected] or 303.299.2675.

The events are as follows:

Open House Meetings Attend a presentation and ask questions of subject matter experts.

University of Colorado A Line

Monday, June 24

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Central Park Recreation Center

9651 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Denver, CO 80238

G Line

Monday, June 17

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Elks Lodge

5700 Yukon St.

Arvada, CO 80002

Pop-up Roadshows

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, roam RTD booths and ask questions. Learn how to stay safe around buses and trains. Visit our transit “touch-a-truck,” great for kids and curious transit riders of all ages. 

University of Colorado A Line

Saturday, July 27

9 - 11 a.m.

Denver Human Services Center

3815 Steele St.

Denver, CO 80205

G Line

Saturday, June 29

9 - 11 a.m.

Arvada Ridge Station

10189 W. 53rd Ave.

Arvada, CO 80002

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