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…

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

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

Denver leaders really don’t want people in all these new buildings to drive (or park)

A contentious 2017 decision by the Denver City Council has rippled into a new plan by the Hancock administration to make developers promote walking, biking and transit when they build stuff. A quick rewind: Back in 2017 a split council voted…

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

The mural, a train trailed by ribbons of color, is wholesome enough for a children’s book. It’s actually a paint-by-number artwork, which various residents colored in. For Arvada, Colorado, the Denver suburb that placed the mural downtown…

Blind Coloradans Worry Of Plans To Remove Curbs From 16th Street Mall

A plan to remodel Denver’s 16th Street Mall is drawing fire from blind Coloradans. They say the changes will put their safety at risk. At issue is whether street curbs should be removed. City planners want a curbless pedestrian mall, but…

Commuters Share Concerns With RTD Leadership On Telephone Town Hall

Upset RTD riders didn’t hold back their concerns on Wednesday night during a telephone town hall put on by the Regional Transportation District. Most of the issues revolved around late trains, which points to one issue: lack of people to…