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Take RTD to the CU vs. CSU Rocky Mountain Showdown

RTD will provide bus and train service to and from Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Friday, Aug. 30, for the CU vs. CSU football game. Fans can plan on getting to and from the game quickly and comfortably on RTD’s BroncosRide or the C, E and W light rail lines.

Get Your Game On

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Work and Train Horns this Week

Work is scheduled to begin this week at two crossings along the University of Colorado A Line. As part of the required safety measures in place during this work, horns will be sounding as trains approach the crossings.

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Enrollment in RTD’s LiVE Program Now Open

Enrollment in LiVE, RTD’s new, income-based fare discount program, begins today. The LiVE Program provides a 40 percent discount to qualifying riders whose household incomes are at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level.

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RTD 61AV pilot program will conclude next week

After a six-month pilot program that began in late January, RTD will conclude service on the route 61AV Aug. 2. The autonomous vehicle (AV) route is testing the viability of using an AV in a transit environment to offer first- and last-mile connections.

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RTD Hosts Renowned Transit Consultant Jarrett Walker

As RTD embarks on “Reimagine RTD,” a two-year effort to understand and forecast the current and future transportation needs of the Denver metro region, the agency is inviting transit planner, author and international consultant Jarrett Walker to speak with leaders about how we think about public transportation in our community.

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Multiple options available to public as a section of U.S. 36 remains closed

As repairs to eastbound U.S. 36 continue after large cracking was discovered on the roadway between Wadsworth and Church Ranch boulevards in Westminster, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and RTD are planning for significant traffic disruptions heading into the upcoming work week. In order to provide another option for the traveling public as we adjust to longer term routing options, in addition to a series of recommended detours, CDOT will be offering free travel on RTD's Flatiron Flyer and LD bus routes, in both directions, on Monday and Tuesday.

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Notice of Budget

Notice is hereby given that a Proposed Amended Budget will be submitted to the RTD Board of Directors for the current year of 2019.

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Enrollment in RTD’s LiVE Program begins July 29

RTD is proud today to announce that enrollment will begin July 29 for LiVE, a new, income-based fare discount program that provides a 40 percent discount to qualifying riders whose household incomes are at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level.

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Wonder Woman Run and the L Line

Due to the Wonder Woman Run 5K/10K, there is no train service on the L Line on July 14 from 7am-9am between the Convention Center and 30th & Downing stations.

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RTD honors its 50th anniversary with rider appreciation events today

RTD is throwing back to the year of its establishment 50 years ago today with rider appreciation events in each of the transit agency’s 15 districts. During the morning and evening rush hours, staff will hand out giveaways, answer questions and invite the public to share in the official celebration on Friday, July 12, when we’ll party like it’s 1969.

Thank You!

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Join us as we celebrate our riders

RTD will host rider appreciation events in each of the transit agency’s 15 districts during the morning and evening rush hours. Staff will hand out giveaways, answer questions and invite the public to share in the official celebration Friday, July 12, when we will party like it’s 1969.

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Latest customer satisfaction survey

One third of all people responding to RTD’s most recent customer satisfaction survey are riding the transit agency’s services more than they did a year ago. Eighty-five percent of them rate the transit agency favorably. Ninety-six percent are likely to choose RTD again in the future.

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RTD seeks new members for ADA advisory committees

Residents of the eight-county Regional Transportation District (RTD) who are interested in facilitating improvement to the transit agency’s accessible services and programs are invited to apply to serve on two RTD accessibility advisory committees.

Be heard

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E, F, & R Grand Opening Events

RTD and the City of Lone Tree this weekend will celebrate the extension of the E, F and R Lines, bringing light rail service 2.3 miles farther into Lone Tree with the addition of three new stations.

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E, F, and R Extension Opens Friday, May 17

RTD and its partners will celebrate the extension of the E, F, and R Lines on Friday, May 17, with a weekend of events, beginning with a ribbon cutting at Sky Ridge Station and a grand opening ceremony at RidgeGate Parkway Station in Lone Tree.

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RTD’s University of Colorado A Line has carried 20 million riders

RTD and commuter rail concessionaire Denver Transit Partners (DTP) marked a milestone this week, with ridership reaching 20 million passengers on the University of Colorado A Line. RTD’s first commuter rail line has covered more than 8 million miles between downtown Denver and Denver International Airport since it began carrying the public in April 2016.

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Free G Line Rides for 2 Weeks!

In appreciation of the public’s patience and as a token of RTD’s commitment to its community partners and stakeholders, the RTD board has authorized free rides on the G Line after the April 26 grand opening ceremony through Saturday, May 11.

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North Metro Rail Line Enters Next Phase of Testing

RTD and its contractor, Regional Rail Partners, begin testing commuter rail trains under power along the North Metro Rail Line between Denver Union Station and end of line Eastlake-124th Station. Train testing will take place Monday through Friday, and an occasional Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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RTD's Fleet Prepared for Morning Commute

The Regional Transportation District is prepared to deliver service during this morning’s commute. Passengers should plan ahead and could experience delays on the transit agency’s services, including Access-a-Ride, as morning traffic builds.

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Get on Board Day

On April 25, RTD will join with other public transportation agencies nationwide in celebrating Get on Board Day, a day of raising awareness and support for public transportation. On this day, RTD urges commuters to leave their cars at home and instead use public transit to get where they need to go.

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Two New Stops on the B Line

When service begins on April 26, two stations on the B Line will open for service. The 41st & Fox Station and Pecos Junction Station will begin serving the B Line in addition to the G Line.

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Fact Sheet: Addition of B Line Stops

B Line riders will soon be able to access 41st & Fox and Pecos Junction stops as of April 26, 2019. Riders will also be able to access the G Line from those stations at that time.

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Take RTD to Colorado Rockies Games this Season

Baseball season is here, and RTD’s bus and train service is your ticket to all the action. Catch regular bus and train service to annual fireworks games. Regular Saturday service will be provided on routes 120X and LD to Union Station, and alternate Sunday service will be available on routes 120S and LDSS to Union Station for Rockies weekend home games.

Plan Your Trip Today!

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A Commuter Rail Update from RTD

RTD plans to operate an out-of-service train on the University of Colorado A Line early tomorrow and Friday, between midnight and 4 a.m. both days. Doing so enables further testing of the positive train control (PTC) system along this commuter rail line. During this work, operators could sound their train horns when approaching railroad crossings, as required by federal regulations.

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Service Update

RTD bus service is experiencing delays due to weather and road conditions. Some routes may see delays of around 10-minutes. Light rail trains may make extra stops between stations for safety. A-Line trains are departing Denver Union Station and Denver International Airport as scheduled, but may see 5-10 minute longer trip times. Evergreen FlexRide and Senior Shopper will not operate today. F line service will not be operating this afternoon and evening. Prior to 6:30pm, please use the E line from Union Station, the D line from the Central Business District with a transfer to the E line at I-25 & Broadway Station, or bus route 0L as alternates. This evening after 6:30pm, please use the E line from Union Station as an alternate.

Rider Alerts

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RTD Services Affected by Blizzard Conditions

Blizzard conditions across the Denver metro region are affecting the Regional Transportation District’s services, and the transit agency is determining what service can continue to operate and for how long.

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Overhead Wires along North Metro Rail Line Powering Up

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its contractor, Regional Rail Partners (RP), will turn on the overhead electric power lines along the North Metro Rail Line between Denver Union Station (DUS) and end of line Eastlake-124th Station this week as part of the integration testing process.

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Lyft Launches ‘Nearby Transit’ with RTD

Furthering its commitment to offering transit solutions that enhance mobility, Lyft announced today in Denver that it will begin rolling out Nearby Transit – a feature that shows riders nearby public transit routes and schedules directly within the Lyft app.

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RTD Kicks off 50 Years of Making Transit History

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) launched its golden anniversary year today with a special event at Union Station, kicking off a year of celebration to mark the transit agency’s 50th anniversary, officially July 1. For the rest of this calendar year, RTD will tell the stories of its impactful past and some of the people who have contributed to the many ways RTD has made transit history.

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Speed Appears to be Primary Factor in R Line Incident

As RTD and the City of Aurora PD continue to investigate the Jan. 28 light rail accident that resulted in serious injuries to multiple passengers, RTD has determined that the speed of the train appears to be the primary factor of the derailment.

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G Line Update from RTD

The Federal Railroad Administration has granted approval for the G Line testing to move towards public service and to operate under the existing long-term waiver that covers the University of Colorado A Line and B Line.

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RTD light rail extension in Lone Tree Grand Opening May 17

New line extends E, F and R light rail service 2.3 miles south to RidgeGate Station in Lone Tree beginning May 19

DENVER (Jan. 25, 2019) The Regional Transportation District today announced that the 2.3-mile extension of the E, F and R light rail lines will open for service May 19.

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A Commuter Rail Update from RTD

On Thursday, January 17, RTD CEO and General Manager Dave Genova met with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) officials in Washington, D.C. as a follow up to the RTD grade crossing action plan and meeting on December 14.

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