RTD GM/CEO Debra Johnson has a conversation about Front Range Passenger Rail

Watch a thoughtful conversation hosted by Colorado Sun environmental reporter Michael Booth with RTD General Manager and CEO Debra A. Johnson and Colorado Front Range Passenger Rail Director Andy Karsian. The leaders discuss the project and what they think it means to the community.Available on The Colorado Sun’s Watch Page.


RTD pilot project integrates trip planning and fare payment with partners within Transit app

RTD and its partners are undertaking a pilot project which integrates trip planning across RTD transit services and its mobility partners, which currently include the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Bustang services, Boulder BCycle, Lone Tree Link and Lyft scooters. Through the Transit app, customers can purchase fares and plan trips with end-to-end travel connections via RTD and the mobility partners noted above. Learn more.


RTD supports fans attending the Rockies’ home opener

RTD supports fans attending the Rockies’ first home game of the season today. Coors Field’s close proximity to Denver Union Station and a number of bus stops in the immediate area make public transit a safe and ideal way to attend the game.

Fans are encouraged to download RTD’s Next Ride smartphone application or use the online trip planning tool and simply type “Rockies” in the destination field. RTD’s trip planner will show all transit options in real time to access Coors Field. The navigation feature lists all available train and bus routes from the user’s current location to reach the game. The trip planner tool is available in multiple languages and also shows bus occupancy levels, the total cost to get to the game, and fare payment options, as well as other information. Customers are also invited to call 303.299.6000 to speak with an RTD agent and receive help with routing information. Full story.