Entries by jrajewski

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 app. This launch has been made possible through an integration with Masabi’s Justride mobile ticketing SDK (software […]

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 both debuted in September 2013 before being legally authorized by the state legislature the following spring. […]

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 kept by the state. Colorado law now caps the state’s revenue under the Taxpayer’s Bill […]

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 (through August 2019) is on track to pass all of 2018 numbers (2,986). As of […]

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” bike lane using plungers. About 100 wooden-handled plungers lined both shoulders on 30th Street between Arapahoe Avenue and […]

Should RTD Cover Lots Of Ground Or Focus On High-Density Corridors? We Asked All 15 RTD Board Members

The Regional Transportation District’s ridership has fallen significantly in the last few years, off 5 percent from 2015. And the agency has put off massive capital projects like its long-sought Boulder train because of budget constraints. Those are two big reasons RTD’s board of directors is about to have a long, difficult conversation about what the agency’s […]