Mayor Continues Transportation & Climate Investments in Tightened 2020 Budget

enver will continue investing in its goals around transportation and the climate crisis under the mayor’s 2020 budget proposal, which he revealed this morning at a press conference. But the $1.49 billion operating budget, which is a 2 percent…

Getting Around The Metro Area Using RTD, Rideshare And Scooters Just Got A Little More Convenient

People who use RTD, rideshares like Lyft or Uber and even bikeshares and scooters will be able to plan and pay for a trip using one app called Transit. RTD announced riders could begin purchasing tickets within that app on Monday. It’s…

RTD, Transit and Masabi today launch Transit in-app ticketing in Denver metro region

DENVER (Sept. 9, 2019) – Starting today, the more than 35,000 people who use Transit every month across the Denver metro area will be able to purchase and activate Regional Transportation District (RTD) tickets within the company’s mobile…

Uber and Lyft have made Denver a testing ground

Considering how vehicles bearing the businesses’ distinctive logos seem to be everywhere in Denver these days, it’s almost hard to believe ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber only got started in the Mile High City six years ago. The competitors…

CDOT wants you to gaze into the eyes of drivers so they don’t hit you while crossing the street

If you’re one of those people who tends to cross the street, the Colorado Department of Transportation would like you to make eye contact with drivers to decrease the chances of them running you over. Actors with giant eyeball masks repeatedly…

Colorado voters to decide on transportation funding question

Voters in Colorado will decide this fall whether to permit the state to keep more of their money to help with transportation and education costs. Proposition CC would permit excess revenues that now are refunded to taxpayers to instead be…

Prospector Bus Hits All-Time Record

Sept. 5, 2019 – Clear Creek County Communications, Colo. – Clear Creek County’s Prospector Bus had a record 547 riders last month (August), beating the previous record of 477 riders in July 2019. In addition to the new record, ridership…

Plunger ‘protected’ bike lane briefly appears on 30th Street in Boulder

It’s not often an overnight project involving the use of plungers is met with excitement, but that’s exactly what happened Wednesday morning in Boulder after bicycle commuters on 30th Street found someone had created a makeshift “protected”…