Effective January 8, 2023, RTD will implement the below service changes to increase service reliability and improve on-time performance. These changes also support RTD’s System Optimization Plan, which aims to increase ridership and address changing travel needs while improving service performance, efficiency, and quality.

Please note that the Proposed Service Changes to the following routes will not be implemented in the January 2023 Service Changes.

  • Route 10 - Proposed change could not be made due to lack of opportunity for operator respite at terminal.
  • Route 15L - Proposed change not necessary to accommodate schedule changes on Route 15.

These service changes will take effect on January 8, 2023.

Routes Affected

Final Changes for Local/Limited Bus Routes 

Route 11
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 12
modified

Route 12 will be split into the former Route 7 and Route 12, with the northern portion operating as Route 7 between the 38th•Blake and Northglenn•112th rail stations, and the southern portion operating as Route 12 between the Englewood and 38th•Blake stations.

This change represents the first phase of implementing Route 12 as described in RTD’s System Optimization Plan but does not contain separate branches and increased headway frequency due to lack of resources.

Route 15
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 21
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 24
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 30
modified

Expanding weekday hours of service to operate between 5 a.m. – 9 p.m. for both the north and southbound schedules.

The changes represent the first phase of implementing Route 30 as described in RTD’s System Optimization Plan, but does not contain the reassignment of branches or increased headway frequency due to lack of resources.

Route 42
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to allow for better connections between services.

Route 44
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 76
modified

Rerouting in the area between I-70 and the Olde Town Arvada Station. This will add service to stop numbers 21428 and 22763 while maintaining service at all existing route stops.

Route Route 83D/83L
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route 88
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve connections to the N Line at Commerce City•72nd Station on weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Route 93L
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve connections to the N Line at Thornton Crossroads•104th Station on weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Route 120L
modified

Route 120L will no longer service the Adams County Government Center stop on Saturdays, as the facility is closed on weekends.

Route 130
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to the weekday schedule to increase on-time performance.

Route 228
modified

Extending the northern portion of the route from the Kestrel neighborhood to both Forest Park Drive/Arapahoe Ave, as well as Diamond Circle/Aspen Ridge Drive (Sister Carmen Foodbank/Walmart area).

AM and PM peak service will operate hourly trips to Forest Park Drive, while mid-day service will operate hourly trips to Diamond Circle/Aspen Ridge Drive. Saturday and Sunday service will operate hourly and serve Diamond Circle/Aspen Ridge Drive only.

Adjusting the route name to Lafayette/Louisville/Broomfield to reflect the new terminal locations within Lafayette at Forest Park Drive/Arapahoe and Diamond Circle/Aspen Ridge Drive.

Route AT
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to leave Denver Airport 2-5 minutes later to better accommodate airport employee shift times.

Final Changes for Regional Bus Routes 

Route BOLT
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Route NB
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to better align with school start times at Nederland High School.

Route RX
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to increase on-time performance.

Final Changes for Rail

C Line
discontinued

Regular service on the C Line is being permanently discontinued as described in RTD’s System Optimization Plan.

D Line
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve train sequencing through the central corridor and increase on-time performance.

E Line
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve train sequencing through the central corridor, increase on-time performance, and improve connections with other rail lines.

F Line
discontinued

Regular service on the F Line is being permanently discontinued as described in RTD’s System Optimization Plan.

H Line
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve operational reliability.

L Line
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve train sequencing through the central downtown corridor and increase on-time performance.

R Line
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve train sequencing with the E and H lines and increase on-time performance.

W Line
modified

Minor schedule adjustments will be made to improve train sequencing and connections to the E Line while also increasing on-time performance.