RTD expects 18,000 people a day will ride the $1.2 billion train, and that means some disruptions for bus service and other transportation options.
Regional Transportation District (RTD)
Former Denver Mayor and U.S. Transportation Secretary, Federico Peña reflects on DIA's opening, and what the University of Colorado A Line means to the city.
RTD's Latest Plan For The B Line, New Members of Colorado's Music Hall of Fame, Robot Toys Aim At Legos
The train to Denver International Airport starts next week, but a long-waited train to Boulder and Longmont, called the B Line, is years from completion. Then, band Leader Glenn Miller and songstress Lannie Garrett are among this year’s inductees to the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. And, blocks called Cubelets are self-contained robots designed to teach kids creativity.
Residents have already taxed themselves to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars for a service that may not be complete until 2042.
John Kasarda says that while Denver is doing things right with its new aerotropolis now, there could be future pitfalls.
- Denver transportation planners are proposing creating bus-only lanes for morning and afternoon drive times.Read more
- The new bus line promises faster travel by using the express toll lane that opened on U.S. 36 in July.Read more