Transit Riders With Disabilities Tell Lawmakers Just How Painful RTD’s Proposed Service Cuts Could Be

“There is nothing more important than RTD.” That’s what Jule Reiskin, executive director of the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, said just a few moments after she testified before lawmakers Monday about a recent proposal from the…

Older adults are some of Denver’s best at riding rail

Hop on the RTD light rail, and you probably expect to see commuters, students and maybe visitors coming from or going to Denver International Airport. What you might not anticipate is that the masters to riding RTD are likely the couple in their…

Here Are 5 Big Road Projects On CDOT’s Immediate Wishlist

We’ve all had that feeling on a Saturday morning. You leave the house at 6:00 a.m., maybe stop to pick up a friend at the T-Rex lot at I-70 and C-470, then scoot up the hill past Genesee and think to yourself: “I did it. I beat I-70…

RTD leaders resist service cuts while acknowledging agency faces “major problem” with worker shortage

Agency staff cites ongoing low unemployment rate as key factor in low staffing Regional Transportation District leaders on Tuesday made it clear that before any reductions are made to bus and train service in metro Denver — a possible response…

CDOT has a survey to better understand the transportation needs of the community.

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RTD Proposes ‘Significant’ Cuts To Bus And Train Service Over Driver Shortage

The Regional Transportation District board will consider a staff proposal next week to cut a "significant amount of service for a temporary period," to deal with ongoing bus driver and train operator shortages. Currently, RTD is short about…

Trains Are Great, But RTD Sees A Future Denver Packed With Bus Rapid Transit

Since voters approved a multi-billion dollar capital plan called FasTracks in 2004, the Regional Transportation District’s expansion efforts have been nearly all about trains — they’ve opened the four new rail lines since 2014, and…

Pizza Decision

Domino’s Pizza delivered a case to the US Supreme Court this summer and the justices rejected it on Oct. 7, the first day of the 2019 term. The court’s action was a refusal to consider website accessibility standards that would have affected…

Volunteers are taking seniors out on rickshaw rides to get them into nature

As we age, it's harder and harder to get outside. And that's a shame since getting out into nature has been linked to a significant increase in people’s health and happiness. On top of that, one in three seniors in the United States reports…

TATF 2

TATF  APAC meeting recap..... Attended by Katie Packard APAC's next meeting; 11/5/19, 9am at RTD headquarters (address).