Train to the Game: RTD welcomes Rockies fans back to Coors Field
It’s that time of the year where the sights and sounds of summer shine through the Ballpark neighborhood. The satisfying sizzle of hot dogs cooking on the grill. The crack of a baseball soaring off Charlie Blackmon’s bat rocketing toward the Rooftop deck. Thousands of baseball fans singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in unison passionately during the seventh-inning stretch. That’s right, the Colorado Rockies kick off their 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) season at home against the Los Angeles Dodgers at 2:10 p.m. next Friday!
The 2021 season ended on a sour note, missing the postseason and losing Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story and Ramiel Tapia. However, the Rockies look to resurrect Rocktober and make a run for the 2022 postseason with a revamped lineup, headlined by four-time MLB All-Star Kris Bryant joining the squad to team up with returning favorites Charlie Blackmon and Germán Márquez. Despite the setbacks in 2021, the Rockies look poised to make a return to form in 2022.
RTD wishes the best of luck to the Rockies as they begin their regular season and welcome back the Rockies faithful. Crowds are expected, and customers should plan ahead and be patient. RTD will be running regular weekday bus service, and extra train cars will be added to a few of the rail lines. Customers heading to and from the game are encouraged to sign up for Service Alerts, bookmark Next Ride for ease of access to real-time tracking of buses and trains, and download the Mobile Tickets app to skip the line at the ticket vending machines. Not sure how to get to Coors Field using RTD? Use the Trip Planner to identify the best available trips. And remember to mask up, as face masks are still required on all RTD services through April 18, per a federal mandate.