“Even as some of its vehicles fill with passengers for the first time in more than a year, the Regional Transportation District does not plan to bring back a significant amount of service anytime soon. One big reason is a familiar one for many businesses and services returning from COVID-19 slumps: The Denver-area transit … [Read more…]
“Service on one downtown Denver light rail line will be suspended for 10 days. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) will not operate the L Line light rail line from Saturday, Sept. 11 at 12:01 a.m. through Tuesday, Sept. 21. L Line service will resume Wednesday, Sept. 22. RTD said the suspension will allow crews … [Read more…]
“Denver’s transit agency is starting to make good on a promise to use valuable parking lots near train stations for people instead of just private car storage (also known as parking lots). Earlier this year, the Regional Transportation District committed to help developers concentrate mixed-income housing and businesses around its stations. The first domino … [Read more…]
“Late last month, in a series of zoning code changes that prompted praise from dozens of local nonprofits and businesses, the Denver City Council substantially reduced minimum parking requirements for new housing developments. The changes come as Colorado’s largest metropolitan region experiences breakneck growth that has inflicted serious strain on local housing markets. In … [Read more…]
“Despite funding relief from federal government as part of the CARES Act in the amount of $232 million, RTD is still in a pickle. Two-thirds of RTD’s budget comes from local sales and use tax dollars, which has resulted in a $28.5 million decline since the COVID-19 crisis started. What light rail is in … [Read more…]
“L-line “It is proposed to end daily service at 11 p.m. to match service hours of other light rail lines.” read the entire article RTD website 31 March 2021.
“The RTD Board of Directors has approved a new “equitable” transit-oriented development (TOD) policy that the agency said “gives staff needed flexibility” when developers propose projects on surface parking lots, such as those adjacent to the station at Central Park or at County Line. Developers are no longer required to replace parking spots on … [Read more…]
“The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors approved the new equitable transit-oriented development (TOD) policy to help encourage development of affordable housing on district-owned properties adjacent to transit stations across the Denver metro region. The focus on transit-oriented development isn’t new to RTD. The FasTracks Strategic Plan for TOD in 2008, updated … [Read more…]
“L Line Trip 8:10 pm from 30th & Downing Station to 16th & Stout Station experiencing up to 10 minute southbound delays today due to police activity. Last Updated: 01/04/2021 08:11 pm” RTD email 4 January 2021.
“L Line Trip 8:56 am from 16th & California Station to 30th & Downing Station and 1 other trip cancelled until 10:37 AM due to mechanical issue. Affected trips: 8:56 am from 16th & California Station to 30th & Downing Station 9:25 am from 30th & Downing Station to 16th & Stout Station Last … [Read more…]