Regional Transportation District

Nighttime view of bus stop in Denver, Colorado

Denver Leaders Take BRT Notes in Minneapolis

More cities are leaning into bus rapid transit, a faster, cheaper alternative to light rail-based rapid transit systems.

August 23, 2023 - Colorado Public Radio

Denver Rail

Denver-Area Rail Service Disruptions Expected During Maintenance Work

RTD is beginning maintenance on retaining walls along its southeastern light rail lines that is expected to last roughly six months.

April 4, 2023 - The Denver Post

RTD train Denver

Denver Transit Proposal Could Lower Fares, Make Transit Free for Youth

The agency released a draft plan to eliminate regional zones, make airport trips more affordable, and reduce fares systemwide.

February 16, 2023 - The Denver Post

A light rail trail leaves a station with a field of grass under the blue sky in the background.

Denver’s C and F Light Rail Routes Closed Permanently

The Regional Transportation District in Denver suspended two light rail lines at the onset of Covid-19 in March 2020. The routes have now been permanently discontinued.

December 18, 2022 - The Denver Post

Civic Center bus terminal in Denver

Major Redesign Planned for Denver-Area Bus System

The Regional Transportation District will make significant changes to bus frequency and routes in an effort to make transit accessible to more Colorado residents.

July 28, 2022 - Colorado Public Radio

Blue Boulder bus with people boarding

Boulder Launches ‘Zero Fare for Better Air’

The Colorado city will make public transit free during the month of August to boost ridership and reduce emissions.

July 25, 2022 - City of Boulder

Civic Center bus terminal in Denver

Denver Transit To Boost Security Presence

A rise in harassment of bus operators and other safety issues are prompting the Regional Transportation District to increase security staffing.

June 30, 2022 - The Denver Post

Denver Regional Transit

Underwhelming FasTracks Plan Inspires Transit History Lesson in Denver

FasTracks, one of the most ambitious long-term transit plans in the U.S., has been underway for over 15 years. With the finish line in sight, some locals wonder how useful the new hub-and-spoke system (regional routes connecting to downtown) will be.

February 28, 2022 - Denverite

A bus next to the re-located light rail station at Denver's Union Station

Denver's Regional Transit District to Overhaul Bus System

The Regional Transportation District will focus on providing improved service on its most popular lines while eliminating underused routes and replacing them with on-demand microtransit.

January 16, 2022 - Colorado Public Radio

Boulder Colorado

Boulder County Asks for Binding Agreement From RTD for More Transit Service

County officials claim the region has not seen improved transit service despite the infusion of federal funding aimed at increasing service in small urbanized areas.

October 4, 2021 - Colorado Public Radio

Littleton / Mineral Station

Transit Oriented Development to Rise on Denver-Area Park-and-Ride Facilities

The Regional Transportation District sees an opportunity for affordable housing to be located on its under-utilized parking lots.

February 21, 2021 - CPR News

Regional Transportation District

Pandemic Casts a Shadow Over Today's Big Rail Line Opening in Denver

The N Line between Denver and its northern suburbs opens today to the public, but N Line trains are expected to carry far fewer passengers, and lower frequencies, than originally planned.

September 21, 2020 - The Denver Post


Drastic Transit Layoffs Planned in Denver Area to Offset Budget Deficit

As Colorado's Regional Transportation District plans for the 2021 budget, over 800 jobs could be cut as in attempts to regain financial losses caused by the coronavirus.

September 15, 2020 - CPR News


Facing Driver Shortage, Denver RTD Backs Off Proposed Service Reductions

Transit planners are rethinking a December proposal to eliminate and reduce transit service in response to a shortage of drivers in the Denver area.

March 10, 2020 - The Denver Post

A bus next to the re-located light rail station at Denver's Union Station

More Service Cuts Due to Denver's Bus Driver Shortage

Denver transit riders are bearing the brunt of the region's lack of transit drivers.

December 23, 2019 - The Denver Post

A Line

Reimagining Transit in the Denver Region

The Reimagine RTD initiative will imagine the future of transit service in the Denver region. Already a debate has begun about which direction the RTD should take.

October 4, 2019 - The Denver Post

Denver Union Station

Uber Says Denver Transit Riders Are Buying Tickets Through Its App

Denver travelers can now access transit schedules and purchase tickets through the Uber app. Uber says increased ticket sales show that integrating rideshare and transit makes sense.

July 16, 2019 - The Denver Post

Denver Light Rail

Reduced Fares Available for Low-Income Transit Riders in the Denver Area

The LiVE program (short for "live you best life") offers 40 percent discounts on transit rides for qualifying riders.

July 12, 2019 - The Denver Post

Denver Rail

Uber Partners With Transit in Denver

Uber is making it easier for travelers to access transit by offering the option to purchase tickets through its app.

May 10, 2019 - CityLab

Denver Union Station

G-Line Commuter Rail Opens Today, Connecting Denver to Suburbs

A new commuter line is open today in Denver, after facing challenges and delays that continue to plague other previously opened rail lines in the region.

April 26, 2019 - The Denver Post

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