Boulder: BRT Becomes Priority for Northwest Line

Bus rapid transit (BRT) and not rail, is moving to the top of RTD’s priority list for the Northwest Corridor. RTD’s Board of Directors adopted the recommendations of the Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS), a collaborative effort with northwest area governments and transportation partners to achieve consensus on a set of recommendations to improve mobilityContinue reading “Boulder: BRT Becomes Priority for Northwest Line”

Boulder County FasTracks Update

The goal of RTD’s Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS) was to determine transit priorities for the Northwest corridor, taking into consideration that conditions have changed since voters passed the FasTracks initiative in 2004. The results show that bus rapid transit (BRT) is a more realistic alternative to rail. Analysis indicates that by 2035 the railContinue reading “Boulder County FasTracks Update”

Boulder County RTD to Conduct Study

RTD announced it will conduct a $2 million study to evaluate mobility options in the northwest Denver-Boulder metropolitan area, including a potential extension of the North Line to Longmont and bus rapid transit (BRT) opportunities. The Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS) is designed to develop consensus among the agency, the Colorado Department of Transportation andContinue reading “Boulder County RTD to Conduct Study”