Paratransit services RTD ADA
RTD offers a variety of paratransit services, including Access-a-Ride and its brand new on-demand program using Uber. Access-a-Ride is an ADA paratransit add-on service for those unable to use the fixed-route bus. Information on how to qualify for Access-a-Ride can be found by by clicking here.
Access-a-Ride tickets can now be purchased directly from the RTD mobile ticketing app. To learn more, watch this informative video how to buy tickets on the app and how to use them with your mobile phone.
Eligible Access-a-Ride customers can now register for Access-On-Demand with Uber. Once certified, customers can take advantage of an on-demand transit option through the Uber app. 60 trips per month are offered at a reduced rate. To register for the service, you must make a request here.
Ministry of Transportation Safe Routes Funding
The bipartisan Infrastructure Act established a new discretionary Safe Streets and Roads for All program that provides $5 billion to $6 billion in grants over the next five years. This funding will support regional, local and tribal initiatives aimed at preventing road deaths and serious injuries.
This grant encourages initiatives that create safe routes to schools and transit services through multimodal modes in underserved communities to apply. The Ministry of Transport will organize information webinars and a dedicated webpage as soon as possible. For more information now, Click here.
Apply by May 2022 to be accepted into the first round of funding.
FREE e-bike tours
With the Bosch Earth Day Pass
In partnership with Bosch eBike Systems, BCycle is offering free e-bike rides in eight cities on Earth Day weekend, April 22-24. Electric bikes are a great way to explore your city, enjoy outdoor recreation, or replace a road trip.
When you download the BCycle app, starting Friday, April 22, the Bosch Earth Day Pass will appear in the Pass menu. Simply select this option and you will have the option of unlimited 60-minute e-bike rides until Sunday April 24th until midnight.
How will you give back to our (one and only) Earth this Earth Day?
Survey of Marshall’s fire transportation requirements: Were you hit by the Marshall Fire? Boulder County and its partners would like to understand the transportation needs of community members affected by the fire through a survey that will inform what resources, guidance and incentives may be needed. The survey is available in English and Spanish.
Public comment: RTD seeks your opinion on the system optimization plan.
Become a DRMAC member: Support advocacy for the elderly and disabled by becoming a $25 DRMAC member for individuals or advocates.
RTD Citizen Advisory Committee: RTD is looking for people interested in improving public transit and supporting community awareness around public transit. To be considered, you must submit an application by April 18.
Bike-to-work day: Save the date, June 22 is Bike to Work Day!
Story: Ghost Traina podcast miniseries about people with a vision for a more sustainable transportation system in Colorado, CPR
Fire Resources: NCAR Fire ResourcesGoing through
Driver shortage: Already short of bus drivers, school districts now face soaring diesel fuel costsMarketplace
Roll call: Uber will offer New York City taxis in its app under a groundbreaking new deal, The edge
Gas price: Is this finally the year of the electric car? The New York Times
Travel: As workers return to the office, experts are seeing the first signs of an increase in driving, The Washington Post
Gender equality: 7 ways cities can make transport safer for women: studyDiving into smart cities
Driving in winter: The CDOT has created a YouTube mini-series on winter driving, CDOT