RTD September 2021 Update: Northwest Rail Study and Service Changes

RTD Approves Funding to Update Northwest Rail Study

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board recently approved to study implementation of a peak-service rail schedule to northwest communities and supported most of the 43 recommendations forwarded by an independent accountability committee.

The board members voted 12-3 to spend $8 million to study the plan to extend the commuter rail service from Denver to Boulder and Longmont. <CPR Story Link>

In 2004, RTD committed to building the 41-mile diesel-powered B Line as part of the voter-approved FasTracks plan to build more than 100 miles of new passenger rail lines and improve bus service.

RTD staff said the study should be completed by the end of 2023.

RTD Schedules January Service Change Meetings

As the Regional Transportation District (RTD) plans for adjustments and modifications for January services, staff are looking for input from the public!

Information on specific adjustments will be available closer to the meeting dates.

Meeting dates and times include:

Join Commuting Solutions and RTD for a “How to Ride” Webinar

Have questions about booking a trip with RTD? Commuting Solutions and RTD have partnered with the City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Town of Superior and the City and County of Broomfield to host a virtual “How to Ride” RTD Webinar.

The free virtual session will allow participants to learn about booking a trip with RTD, ways to purchase tickets, information about COVID protocols and much more!

Register for free today!