Transportation information, action and advocacy; improving your metro north commute.

 
 
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Are You Ready to Commute Smarter on North I-25?

 

CLICK HERE to complete the North I-25 Commuter Incentive Sign Up Form! 

 

If you're frustrated with congestion and ready to start a better commute on north I-25, you're in the right place! Adjusting your commute helps reduce traffic, improve air quality, and save you time and money! Smart Commute has several options to help you beat the traffic!

Option 1 - Drive for Free or Ride and Relax

Smart Commute has developed the Concierge Commute ridesharing program with you in mind. The program is simple whether you want to drive for free or ride and relax.

If you're interested in driving, we will lease you a brand new Chevrolet Traverse for your commute. Then we work on your behalf to find three other commuters with a similar commutes to join your ride. The best part? For being the driver and lessee of the vehicle - YOUR COMMUTE IS FREE!

If you're not interested in driving, no problem! We can match you with a driver headed your direction and you simply pay a flat fee of $100 a month that helps cover the vehicle, maintenance, insurance, and gas. 

To sign up for the Concierge Commute program, simply complete the short sign-up form linked above. Then, complete the vehicle driver application here. When we receive your information, we’ll contact you with next steps to getting your Concierge Commute in gear. It’s as simple as that!


Option 2 - 
Take the Bus on Us!

We've got you covered there too! If you are currently driving alone on North I-25, Smart Commute will mail you a FREE RTD 10-Ride ticketbook valued at $36 to help you shift your commute!! Not sure which RTD route will work for you? Check out RTD's website to determine if the 120x or 122x might work for your commute. 

Option 3 - Traffic? There's an App for that!

Smart Commute, in partnership with CDOT, has added onto their already popular CDOT Mobile smartphone app, to help you identify commute options available to you. The app, which displays current travel times and provides real-time video access to many of Colorado's Interstates, will now give you a direct link to commuter incentives such as the ones listed above.

If you have questions on any of these programs, please give us a call at 720-515-8674 or email paul@smartcommutemetronorth.org

Smart Commute Hosts Annual Trans Forum Breakfast Event

On June 25th, Smart Commute will hold our annual Trans Forum event titled, Nexus North - The Vision for I-25/SH7. The event focuses on the planned multi-modal improvements in the vicinity of this intersection and features local elected officials and developers to present their shared vision. CLICK HERE for our speaker biographies. 

Click Below to Read Our Spring 2015 Newsletter!

Multiple RTD FasTracks lines to open 2016, "N" Line 2018

As 2016 approaches, RTD is working hard to prepare for the openings of four FasTracks projects; US 36 BRT (Flatiron Flyer), the Airport Line (A Line), I-225 (R Line) and the Gold Line (G Line) . North Metro Rail, currently under construction from Denver Union Station to 124th at Eastlake, is scheduled for completion in 2018. Learn more about RTD's FasTracks program by clicking here.

RTD Board of Directors Adopts New Fare Structure 

The governing board of the Regional Transportation District (RTD) approved new fare policies designed to help simplify the way passengers pay for trips across RTD's expanding transit system. The changes will take effect January 1, 2016. To learn more about RTD's fare changes, please click here

Proposed August Transit Service Changes 

The proposed RTD August service changes are now available for review. Make sure you know how your routes are changing and provide feedback by reviewing the service changes online here or attending a public meeting.

CDOT to Launch New Statewide Bus Service in Summer '15 

With routes from Ft. Collins/Loveland, Colorado Springs and Glenwood/Vail to Denver Union Station, the Bustang will be Colorado's first ever statewide bus system. To learn more, visit www.ridebustang.com 

CDOT Releases Education Tools for Upcoming Express Lanes 

In anticipation of upcoming Express Lanes openings throughout Colorado - including North I-25 in late 2015 - CDOT has created a new website and video to help educate motorists on what to expect from the new HOV/Tolled facilities. Tune in below for more information!

 

 

Get Construction Updates on the North I-25 Express Lanes

From 10/2013 - 10/2015, CDOT will construct safety and mobility improvements to a six mile segment of I-25 between US 36 and 120th Ave. The project will expand the capacity of I-25 by adding one HOV/tolled Express Lane in each direction in addition to resurfacing the existing lanes along this 6-mile stretch.

To sign up to receive project updates, including planned lane closures and detours, please sign up on CDOT's website here.

Check Out RTD's Flyover Video of the Entire North Metro Rail Line!

 


 
 

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