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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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