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Transit App Collaboration

Through a new collaboration with RTD and Masabi, Denver travelers can now use the Transit app to identify when the next train or bus is arriving and purchase their to ticket to ride all within the app. This opportunity enables our region’s riders to be among the first in the world to plan and pay for trips involving multiple modes...

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61AV

61AV is a partnership between various stakeholders that will introduce an autonomous vehicle demonstration on a public roadway in a very small defined geographic area in Denver. Through a phased implementation, the project will connect passengers from 61st and Peña Commuter Rail Station to the bus stop at 61st and Tower Road.

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Lyft Collaboration

RTD and Lyft continuously collaborate on ways to help riders get to their first and last mile destinations. Be it “Ditch Your Car” or “Nearby Transit” in Lyft’s app, both organizations work together to improve traffic flow by offering alternatives to single-occupancy vehicles.

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Uber Collaboration

RTD actively pursues collaboration efforts that integrate new mobility services with traditional public transportation. As such, we are proud to announce an exciting new collaboration with Uber. Starting in January 2019 users in the Denver area will be able to choose public transportation as an option directly through the Uber app!

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First Mile Last Mile Strategy

First and Last Mile (FLM) focuses on improving access to and from transit for a wider breadth of people will ultimately lead to a better catchment for transit ridership. This includes providing better access to transit for multiple transportation modes, rather than focusing on one specific mode, such as car parking, and introducing new incentives and travel options to access...

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Mobility Choice Blueprint

The 2030 Mobility Choice Blueprint is a collaborative strategy to prepare the Mile High region for rapidly changing technologies that are transforming the way we travel. We are helping to define the region’s mobility future through a more connected, mobile, adaptable and user-driven network.

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Regional Bus Rapid Transit Feasibility Study

RTD has partnered with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) to conduct the Regional Bus Rapid Transit Feasibility Study. The study will explore opportunities to implement bus rapid transit service throughout the region to address growing travel demand and support current and future RTD FasTracks projects.

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Bus Stop Consolidation

As traffic continues to worsen across the Denver metro area, RTD makes changes to our bus and rail system that are necessary in order to provide the most productive and efficient transit system for our passengers and the communities we serve. We have started consolidating bus stops that are underutilized or bus stops that are within close proximity to other...

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Quality of Life Study

While much of the emphasis of the FasTracks Program is on design and construction of new rapid transit, the RTD Board also recognized the need to track progress toward these core goals. RTD initiated the Quality of Life (QofL) Study to identify, track and measure how the FasTracks Program achieves the adopted goals over time.

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State Highway 119 BRT Study

The metro area ranks among the nation’s most livable communities, but also one of the most congested. With the opening of the W and R light rail lines, and the University of Colorado A and B commuter rail lines, RTD’s next priority is to address the transportation needs and ease congestion in the northern communities with bus rapid transit along...

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Transit Oriented Development Projects

As the Denver region's public transit agency, RTD plays an important role in the implementation of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). TOD is characterized by a pedestrian-oriented environment that allows people to live, work, shop and play in places accessible by transit.

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East Colfax Transit Improvements

The RTD bus routes 15 and 15L that travel along East Colfax carry more passengers per day than any other bus route in RTD's system and even more than some of our light rail corridors. There are two projects in the works that will transform the future of transit on East Colfax and provide improvements to better serve RTD riders.

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Civic Center Station Revitalization

Civic Center Station has served as one of RTD’s regional bus transit centers and been a part of the downtown landscape for decades. And now, it’s time for this downtown transit hub to be revitalized with two projects that will transform Civic Center Station for the future - the Civic Center Rehabilitation Project and the Civic Center Transit District Plan.

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Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility

In July 2015, RTD opened a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly maintenance facility for the new commuter rail vehicles, which serve the A Line (East Rail Line) and the B Line (Northwest Rail Line). Approximately 240 mechanics, operators and other staff will work out of this innovative, LEED Gold certified building.

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FasTracks

FasTracks is RTD's voter-approved transit expansion program - the largest in the nation - transforming transportation through the Denver metro area. When complete, FasTracks will create better access and more transit options across all of our communities. That's more rail, improved bus service, more parking, and improved roadways and bridges for our passengers.

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16th Street Mall Transit-Way Analysis

Since its construction nearly 30 years ago, the Mall’s aging infrastructure has reached its design life span and updates and/or maintenance are needed to ensure the Mall’s continued success. Pedestrian and mall vehicle safety and the significant cost of maintenance have led to the consideration of replacing the transit-way (travel lanes) with an alternative surface.

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Boulder Junction at Depot Square Station

This 160-acre redevelopment area in Boulder is a mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented neighborhood with regional transit connections and public spaces that will benefit the community for years to come. The new Boulder Junction Station, an underground bus facility, opened on August 16, 2015.

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