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2018

Real time information unavailable Mon, 6/25 at 10pm through Tues, 6/26 at 2am

Real time data information for bus & train arrivals and departures on NextRide, RTD Trip Planner, and third-party apps will be offline between 10pm Monday, June 25th and 2am, Tuesday June 26th for system maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Telephone Information Center Outage

Due to technical difficulties, the Telephone Information Center is currently closed. We are working to restore service as quickly as possible. The link below provides alternate methods of contacting RTD as well as answers to most frequently asked questions.

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Seeking ADA Committee Members

RTD is actively seeking individuals to serve on two separate committees and provide valuable feedback that will help facilitate positive changes and improvements to RTD services and programs.

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Pass Program Group completes its study

A 25-member group of leaders asked to evaluate and determine whether changes should be made to RTD’s pass programs completed its work Tuesday, drafting a recommendation from its yearlong effort that will be reviewed by the agency’s leadership team and its board of directors.

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Status of testing on G Line

The Positive Train Control (PTC) and Wireless Crossing System (WCS) systems are being tested along the G Line corridor through Denver, Arvada and Wheat Ridge. This may result in traffic disruptions in these communities. The FRA, CPUC, RTD and independent engineers are overseeing all phases of testing to ensure public safety.

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L Line Downtown Loop opened Sunday, Jan 14

With the opening of the new L Line Downtown Loop - remember to be extra aware of trains in the LoDo area. Cross only at designated crossings and stay alert! Trains are quiet. Watch for the light signals. Be a partner in safety!

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2017

G Line testing in progress

Testing of commuter rail trains has resumed along the forthcoming G Line between Union Station and Wheat Ridge, passing through Northwest Denver, Adams County and Arvada.

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RTD rings In 2018 with free rides

Leave the driving to us on New Year's Eve! RTD and CoorsLight wish you a safe and happy New Year with free service from 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 31st through 7:00 a.m. Monday, January 1 New Year's Day!

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Civic Center Station Open House previews new facility

It’s time to celebrate the new Civic Center Station that features a new modern design and better connections than ever before. Join us at our Open House event that previews the new Civic Center Station on December 15, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Create-A-Jimmy Contest

We've all seen a Jimmy on an RTD vehicle - you know, the one that puts his feet on the seats or blasts music without headphones. Now's your chance to win some cool Jimmy schwag and possibly get featured in your own Jimmy ad! We want hear from you.

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Take RTD to the holiday festivities downtown

Get into the spirit with RTD. Take rail or bus downtown to celebrate this wonderful time of year to experience all that Denver has to offer. Don’t mess with the hassle of driving in the snow or paying for parking. Take RTD! Best of all, children 5 and under always ride FREE!

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9News Parade of Lights Detours

Come out and enjoy the start of the holiday season with the 9News Parade of Lights on Friday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. Light rail and some bus service will be affected.

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Seeking your thoughts on BRT along East Colfax

Denver Public Works, in partnership with RTD, would like your input on Denver’s preliminary recommendation for a center-running bus rapid transit (BRT) lane on East Colfax Avenue to improve travel along the corridor from I-25 to I-225.

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Free MallRide begins service in new Civic Center Station

RTD’s Free MallRide bus service will pick up and drop off in the new Civic Center Station starting on November 12, 2017. All other bus service will continue operating from the temporary gates on Broadway, Colfax, and Lincoln until the station opens for bus service later this year. Stayed tuned for updates on Civic Center Station.

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Mobile Ticketing is here!

Starting November 1st, RTD customers who use Day Pass will be able to bypass lines and avoid a stop at ticket vending machines by using the new RTD Mobile Tickets app on their Apple or Android mobile device. Click the link below to download the app today and get going with no lines or need for exact change!

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Attend a Public Open House about Commuter Rail Progress

Updates will be provided about current status of University of Colorado A, B & G Line commuter rail lines, including answers and discussion about the opening of G Line, implementation of quiet zones and/or new technology deployed along the University of Colorado A Line, B Line and G Line corridors.

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Public meeting set to discuss RTD's 2018 Proposed Budget

RTD is holding a public meeting about the Proposed Budget for 2018. The proposed budget will be presented to the RTD Board of Directors on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the RTD Administrative Offices at 1660 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80202 at 5:30 p.m.

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Meet Thor, RTD's newest Transit Police Officer

K-9 Handler Amy Homyak has a new 4-legged furry partner - meet Thor, RTD's first canine Transit Police Officer. Trained in tracking and giving kisses, Thor's beat includes the University of Colorado A Line and other RTD stops and stations.

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Learn about the future of the 16th Street Mall

RTD is working with several partners to ensure that the 16th Street Mall says serviceable and sustainable over the next 35 years. Come learn more about how we are working to keep the Mall accessible, safe, and the heart of our vibrant downtown Denver.

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Bike to Work Day is June 28

Join RTD at Union Station, Civic Center Park and Anschutz Medical Campus to celebrate Bike to Work Day! Bike to our breakfast stations for great grub and bike gear.

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Holiday service schedule for Memorial Day

On Monday, May 29th, bus and rail service will run on a Sunday/holiday schedule and RTD’s Administrative Offices at 1600 Blake Street and sales outlets will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Light Rail service interruption June 9-12

Due to maintenance and repair work, there will be no light rail service on the C, D, E, F & H lines north of the I-25 & Broadway Station Friday, June 9th through Monday, June 12th at 3 a.m. Bus shuttle service will be provided to all impacted stations.

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G Line testing begins soon

Significant progress has been made on the at-grade crossing issues along the University of Colorado A Line and we will soon start testing on the G Line.

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Crash crash lands into Denver

A new Dumb Ways to Die character is crash landing in Denver! Meet Crash - he invented the fastest bicycle the world had ever seen, but became a statistic before he could be a record setter.

Meet Crash!

RTD is hiring

At RTD you can be more than a driver - you can make a meaningful difference in people's lives and your community!

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Blunder rushes into Denver

A new Dumb Ways to Die character is rushing his way into Denver! Meet Blunder - he's a very important man with important places to be but is caught up in his important thoughts. Too bad he didn't think it was important to get to work in one piece.

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Update of operational waiver for commuter rail

RTD and Denver Transit Partners continue to work with the FRA to resolve crossing timing issues that are affecting commuter rail travel on the University of Colorado A Line, B Line and testing on the G Line.

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