In addition to the effects COVID-19 has had on RTD’s system and ridership, activities such as traffic patterns, economic factors, and customer feedback affect the transit system every day. To increase service reliability and improve on-time performance, RTD will be making the following changes.

These service changes took effect on August 21, 2022.

Routes Affected

Final Changes for Local/Limited Bus Routes

Route 3
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 8
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 11
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 20
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 24
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 30
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 42
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to provide a better allocation of respite time for operators and maintain reliable service.

Route 45
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to provide a better allocation of respite time for operators and maintain reliable service.

Route 49
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 51
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 52
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 65
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 66
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to allow for better connections between other services.

Route 73
modified

Reinstate school tripper service that was suspended as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route 88
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 88L
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 133
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to provide a better allocation of respite time for operators and maintain reliable service.

Route 169
modified

Route will be extended to Arapahoe at Village Center Station on weekdays and running time adjustments will be made to the weekend operating schedule to provide a better allocation of respite time for operators and maintain reliable service.

Route 204
modified

Reinstate weekday peak period service frequency to 15 minutes.

Route 206
modified

Reinstate weekday service pattern and 30-minute frequency during the A.M. and P.M. rush hours.

Route 208
modified

Running time adjustments will be made on weekdays and Saturdays to increase on-time performance.

Route 225
modified

Reinstate weekday peak period service frequency to 15 minutes to support CU and BVSD being back in session.

Route 228
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance. New stop added at Main St/Gateway within the new Downtown Superior.

Route DASH
modified

Reinstate peak weekday service frequency within Boulder to 15 minutes to support CU and BVSD being back in session. 

Route JUMP
modified

Reinstate 15-minute A.M. and P.M. rush hour frequencies to support CU and BVSD being back in session. Reinstate weekday A.M. and P.M. 30-minute service frequency to Lafayette and Erie.

Final Changes for Regional Bus Routes

Route BOLT
modified

Reinstate weekday peak service frequency to 30 minutes to support CU and BVSD being back in session. Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route LD
modified

Running time adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route NB
modified

Reinstate service patterns serving the Eldora area that were suspended for the summer season as part of the May 2022 service changes.

Route EV
discontinued

Route will no longer serve El Rancho Park-n-Ride due to low ridership.

Final Changes for FlexRide

Route Green Mountain FlexRide
modified

Add one vehicle to the service area between 5:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. to allow for greater service availability.