RTD to support PrideFest parade and 5K events this weekend with additional capacity on light rail service to downtown

To accommodate PrideFest events this weekend, RTD will add extra train cars to D, E, H and W light rail lines. The festival, which will take place Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26, is not expected to impact rail service, but multiple bus routes will need to detour to accommodate the festivities.


Impacts to bus service include:

  • During the PrideFest Festival from Friday, June 24 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, June 26 at 11:59 p.m., the following bus routes will detour: 0, 0L, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15, 15L, 16, 19, 48, 52, 83, 16th Street Mall shuttle.
  • From 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, June 25, Route 10 buses will detour around the Pride 5K event which runs along 14th Avenue from Sherman Street to Cheeseman Park.
  • During the PrideFest Parade, which is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 26, downtown bus routes will detour around festival activities in Civic Center Park and on East Colfax Avenue. Affected bus routes include: 0, 6, 9, 10, 12, 15, 15L, 16, 52, 83L, and the 16th Street MallRide shuttle.

RTD customers are encouraged to plan ahead for large crowds and expect delays for bus routes that cross 14th Avenue during the Pride 5K race. Normal service will resume on Monday, June 27. Customers can sign up for Service Alerts to receive specific detour information for the affected bus routes.

Customers are also encouraged to use RTD’s Next Ride web app to plan their trip and see bus and train locations in real time. Click here to learn more about PrideFest 5K Run and parade activities.