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Lawmakers inch closer to reopening the marijuana tax spigot for transit...

Senate lawmakers are moving forward with a bipartisan plan to restore funding to agencies that provide services like public transportation and grant money for...

Could a modest summer bus pass program for youth help unlock...

City officials are giving away 1,500 cash-loaded transit cards to Denver young people ages 14 to 19, hopeful that data gathered as a result...

The right to ride

Denver metro bus riders face a price hike January 1, and activists, who have been working to keep RTD from jacking up prices since...

Missing sidewalks, dangerous intersections make Front Range public transit unsafe

What good is a $4.7 billion transit system in Colorado if passengers can’t reach their bus stops and light rail stations safely? In many...

RTD will reach ‘revenue targets’ by charging the poor

Regional Transportation District passed sweeping bus and light-rail fare changes, yesterday, including a bus-fare hike from $2.25 to $2.60 that some community members say...

RTD proposes fare hike; activists rally Wednesday night

On RTD’s website, the public transportation company is reminding customers that April 9 is Stand Up for Transportation Day. Lobby Congress for federal funding,...

Perlmutter hosting job fair this morning

Anybody out there need a job today? Congressman Ed Perlmutter is hosting a job fair this morning from 9 am until noon at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

Major FasTracks grant to be announced today

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Federal Transit Administration Administrator Peter Rogoff are in Arvada today to announce a major funding agreement for the RTD FasTracks lines to Denver International Airport and to Arvada and Wheat Ridge.

RTD set to receive $1 billion federal grant to help...

RTD has received word that it will be receiving the largest transit grant yet awarded by the Obama administration--a cool billion dollars from the Federal Transit Administration toward completing the line to DIA and the line north to Arvada and Wheat Ridge.

$120 million in federal FasTracks grants secured

U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that the Denver Regional Transportation District will receive funding grants for FasTracks – as promised in the Obama Administration’s budget proposal. The grants are from a pool of $1.6 billion approved by Congress this year. The West, Gold and East lines each are slated to receive $40 million.