Denver Sets Criteria and Requirements for Business Reopening and Shares Information on Testing and Contact Tracing

*PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 5, 2020 DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced the city’s plan for re-opening on Saturday, May 9, following the expiration of Denver’s Stay at Home Order. The Mayor also announced…

Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) wants to hear from you!

The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is working on an update to its Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan or "coordinated transit plan" for short, and they want to hear from you! Your input is vital to…

DRCOG Civic Advisory Group - May 5th, 2020

The Civic Advisory Group met to continue to provide community input for DRCOG’s Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan 2050. Results from outcome scenarios modeled by DRCOG were shared with the greatest impact shown when combining “centers”…

“I’m Putting My Life on the Line Every Day”

Chris Morales has been a bus driver for the Regional Transportation District for 16 years. The 50-year-old runs route 43 from the Metropolitan State University of Denver campus east to Stapleton. He’s committed to his work and wants to do…

Virtual press conference and webinar by Mayor Hancock - May 5, 2020

Denver’s Mayor, Michael Hancock, issued a press conference on May 5th at the city and county building of Denver, to give an update on his “Stay at home” order. With the progression being made, the Mayor feels confident in moving to phase…

A Post-Pandemic Reality Check for Transit Boosters

After lockdowns ease, public transportation ridership in the U.S. is likely to remain low for years. But some see a way forward for a new understanding of transit’s role.

Even During a Lockdown, Public Transport Can Be a Lifeline

Rare sightings of Mount Kenya from Nairobi and the Himalayas from areas of northern India which have not been seen in decades owing to pollution are a wonderful spectacle. They are the result of a near-global lockdown to prevent the further…

Denver’s stay-at-home order won’t be extended past May 8

Mayor Michael Hancock won’t be extending the city’s stay-at-home order, which is set to expire after Friday.

Via's Monday Morning Cup - May 4th

Via discussed the transportation they have been providing in the Boulder area during quarantine. Via is currently delivering food from grocery stores, food shares, and farmers markets. They are also dropping off prescriptions from local stores…

RTD Wants Your Feedback!

Have feedback on the coronavirus pandemic and RTD? Please share your thoughts by completing a short survey. It is vital to hear from riders and the general public as RTD considers how to get the region moving while keeping everyone safe.