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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

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Colorado Proposal Would Fund Free Summer Transit

The state is weighing a plan to offer free transit rides during ozone-heavy months in an effort to improve the state's air quality.

March 30, 2022 - Colorado Public Radio


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

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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

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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

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The Denver Bus Driver Shortage

Low wages and a strong economy are making it hard to find new bus drivers in Denver. The lack of drivers leads to decreased service.

April 3, 2019 - Streetsblog Denver

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Denver Transit Now Part of Uber App

Linking Uber and transit is an attempt to bridge the first-and-last-mile issue for Denver users.

February 4, 2019 - Curbed

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Denver Train Problems Caused by Tall Buildings: RTD

The A and G Lines use GPS for their crossing gates, they claim that a new software patch and other improvements would resolve those issues and put the G line on schedule.

December 20, 2018 - The Denver Post


Denver Bus Driver Shortage Disrupting Service

If there was a Bronco's game on Sunday, you might be late to work Monday, because RTD doesn't have the drivers to cover both rushes.

November 20, 2017 - Streetsblog Denver

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Denver Suburb Rejects TOD at Light Rail Station in Special Election

Tuesday's mail-in vote by residents of Greenwood Village to overwhelmingly reject a city-council approved plan to allow mixed-use development at a light rail station is a major setback for smart growth proponents.

June 9, 2017 - The Denver Post

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Grade Crossings Racking Up Costs on Denver's New A-Line

In a region with a full calendar of transit construction projects and high hopes for a positive stream of news, a premier and historic project has not gone as smoothly as hoped.

April 10, 2017 - The Denver Post

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Denver's New R Line Light Rail Open to the Public Today

New to Denver today: 22 miles of light rail, two new system connections, and service to 16 stations. The Regional Transportation District's (RTD) new R Line will also be offering free rides on its first day of service.

February 24, 2017 - The Denver Post

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A Planning Controversy of the Transit Oriented Variety in Suburban Denver

A controversy has erupted over a proposed vision for transit oriented mixed in a Denver suburb.

February 2, 2017 - The Denver Post

Is it Fair to Blame Commuter Rail Woes on Private Operators?

Recent problems on the commuter rail operations contracted out by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Denver's Regional Transportation District caught the eye of Governing's transportation and infrastructure reporter.

November 28, 2016 - Governing

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Problems on Denver's New Commuter Rail Lines Threaten Shutdown by Federal Regulators

The problems caused by crossing gates for the new A and B Lines are so serious that the Federal Railroad Administration had threatened to close both lines on Nov. 5. They granted the Regional Transit District a 90-day waiver.

November 9, 2016 - Regional Transportation District

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Denver Suburbs Preparing for a Transit-Oriented Future

With a slew of new rail transit lines opening on the FasTracks system, Denver-area suburbs are readying their development environments for transit-oriented opportunities.

August 19, 2016 - The Denver Post

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Planetizen Week in Review: August 1, 2016

Political junkies, map nerds, and transit fans all got plenty of big news to digest during the last week of July 2016.

August 1, 2016 - Planetizen

Denver's B Line to Westminster Now Open for Service

After Monday's celebrations at the new, electrified commuter rail line's only two stations, Union Station and Westminster Station, commuters now have the option of taking an 11-minute, six-mile ride to Denver, costing $2.60.

July 27, 2016 - The Denver Post

Opening of Denver's B Line Bittersweet for Commuters From Northwest Suburbs

The 6.2 mile, two-station electrified commuter rail line is opening as expected next Monday, July 25, but future service to the northwestern counties of Broomfield and Boulder will be delayed due to an unexpected funding shortfall.

July 18, 2016 - The Denver Post

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Denver's Commuter Rail Cars: Same as SEPTA's But Without the Defects

Denver's transit agency is running very similar Hyundai Rotem EMUs on their new A Line to the airport. The car shells are imported from South Korea and assembled in the same Philadelphia plant as SEPTA's problem-plagued Silverliner V cars.

July 11, 2016 - Billy Penn

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San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

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