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DEN Launches Innovative Technology to Improve Access for Blind and Low Visibility

DEN has partnered with Aira to offer a free new service to blind and low-vision passengers and guests. Aira connects users to trained professionals who can see their surroundings through their phone’s camera. These professionals are then able to provide rich audio descriptions that empowers users to navigate the airport with enhanced efficiency and independence. […]

RTD hosts telephone town halls to discuss newly launched Reimagine RTD, projects and gather feedback

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) wants to keep the community informed about current projects, provide updates for the region and answer questions from participants. To do that, the agency is hosting a series of hour-long telephone town halls in October for each of the 15 districts in its service area. These interactive calls allow RTD […]

Car2Go leaving Denver amid company shake-up

Car2Go, the popular car-sharing and rental company, will be leaving Denver at the end of the October, the company announced Friday. In a news release, Car2Go said it will also exit Austin, Calgary, Portland and Chicago by the of the year. The company cited a volatile and changing transportation market, saying it will refocus on […]

How Many People Ride Your RTD Bus? How Cost-Effective Is It? These Maps Have The Answers

RTD’s 16th Street Mall shuttle is free. It’s also the district’s most cost-effective bus, simply because it carries so many dang people. As we reported earlier this week, the Regional Transportation District is thinking a lot about how cost-effective its bus routes are. An impending budget crisis is making that conversation all the more relevant. This […]

RTD hosts telephone town halls to discuss projects, gather feedback

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) wants to keep the community informed about current projects, provide updates for the region and answer questions from participants. To do that, the agency is hosting a series of hourlong telephone town halls in October for each of the 15 districts in its service area. These interactive calls allow RTD […]

Award-Winning disability doc “CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion” makes its’ TV debut!

CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion, the groundbreaking documentary about the history of disability inclusion in media starring Marlee Matlin, Jamie Foxx, Geena Davis, Danny Woodburn, Jane Seymour, and Daryl Mitchell, among others, is making its television debut this Monday, September 23rd at 8pm ET as part of TCM’s “Disability in the Movies” Showcase. The award-winning […]

CDOT Is Close To Buying An Old Train Yard Near Downtown Denver That Would Open Up Big Transportation Possibilities

The Colorado Department of Transportation says it’s close to purchasing a 61-acre plot of land just south of downtown that leaders say would be “transformative” for the city. Union Pacific’s historic Burnham Yard, sandwiched between Interstate 25 and the Lincoln Park neighborhood, has sat empty since it closed in 2016. CDOT chief engineer Josh Laipply […]