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West Rail Line bus service public hearings scheduled

West Rail Line bus service public hearings scheduled

RTD has been preparing draft plans for bus service changes that would become effective when the West Rail Line opens in May 2013.  Public hearings are taking place in the next few weeks to present the draft plans and gather public input.  The same information will be presented at each of the public hearings, but if you aren’t able to attend any of them, feel free to send questions or comments to Brenda.tierney@rtd-denver.com and she will forward them to the RTD service planners. 

Seasonal Street Sweeping starts tomorrow

It is that time of year when the street sweepers hit Denver’s residential streets and you are asked to ‘show your pride and move your ride’! Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3, street sweeping on residential streets begins and continues through November. Sweepers and Right of Way Enforcement will be out Tuesdays through Fridays, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., therefore it is vital that residents move their vehicles on their sweeping day(s).

House GOP hits homerun with new Rockies license plate

House GOP hits homerun with new Rockies license plate

A bill sponsored by state Rep. Kevin Priola that would make a Colorado Rockies special license plate available to motorists passed the House today.

Full closure of Colorado Boulevard between 13th and 14th Avenues

To allow for the removal of the pedestrian bridge spanning Colorado Blvd between 13th Avenue and 14th Avenue as part of the demolition process of the former Gove Middle School property, a full closure of Colorado Boulevard will be in place on Monday night (03/12) between 13th and 14th Avenues from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning (03/13).   

Centennial Highway Logo Contest Winner

Centennial Highway Logo Contest Winner

WELD COUNTY, CO – Last night at the monthly meeting for the Highway 85 Coalition, a room full of judges narrowed 105 entries for the Centennial Highway Logo Contest down to one design which will represent the corridor through Weld County. Steve Gonser, of Greeley, submitted the winning logo and will receive the $1,000 prize for his design.

“We were very impressed with the quality of entries we had to review,” said Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer, member of the Highway 85 Coalition. “The creativity of many of the entries made our job difficult. It was great to see so much participation from the community, and we believe the winning logo will represent the 85 corridor well.”

A total of 105 logos, submitted by 44 individuals, were entered into the contest. Each logo was catalogued, given a number and presented to the judges for review at last night’s meeting.

Colorado transit agencies provided over 10 million trips to residents

Colorado transit agencies provided over 10 million trips to residents

Colorado transit agencies provided over 10 million trips to get Coloradans and visitors to work, to medical appointments, shopping, school and other critical destinations in 2010, according to the National Transit Database.

RTD makes deal so there's less paperwork for potential partners

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Small Business Opportunity Office has accepted the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certification designations of the City and County of Denver and the Colorado Department of Transportation.  This will lessen the need for the state’s small businesses to have multiple certifications in order to bid on or perform construction and professional services work for RTD when certification is required.