Taking Public Transit
Riding the bus or the light rail is a great way to get around town. Instead of dealing with congestion, road rage, and the never-ending search for a parking spot, let the train or bus take you where you need to go!
Public Transit is growing in the Denver Metro Region – Light Rail has expanded West!
You can now take Light Rail from Union Station West to Lakewood, Federal Center and Golden
Check out the W train schedule to see where new stations are located.
Explore how you can use RTD for your everyday trips below:
Regional Transportation District (RTD) operates the public transit system for the Denver area.
PLAN your ride by Bus, Light Rail or to the Airport (Mobile Tools available too):
GET TO your stop or station:
• Walk- Use RTD’s Trip Planner to find a walking route to your nearest stop, plus directions on walking to your transfer stops and final destination.
• Park-n-Rides- RTD offers over 70 Park-n-Ride locations in the region.
o Bikes are allowed on most buses and light rail trains on a first-come, first-served basis.
o Racks and lockers are available at some stops for locking your bike.
o Pick up a B-cycle bike to start or finish your trip on RTD. With a membership to this bike-sharing organization, you can pick up, use, and drop off a bike at any one of the many stations around Denver.
PAY for your ride:
o Ticket vending machines at light rail stops
o When boarding bus
o 12 month ValuPass
o Monthly passes
o 10-ride ticket books
o 5- and 1-day passes
o Employer Pass Outlets
o ECO Pass
o College Pass
o Community Pass
For questions on these passes and which works best for you or your workplace, Contact Transportation Solutions.