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

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

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 embedded directly below. 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 below

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

 

Click Below to Read Our Spring 2015 Newsletter!

RTD Commits to Sustainability with North Metro Rail Line

In the April North Metro Rail Line newsletter, RTD elaborates on the importance of sustainability during construction. You can read about RTD's commitment to rail recycling and protecting nearby wetlands in their latest newsletter here. Don't forget to subscribe for all the latest updates!

View RTD's Recommendations on Proposed Fare Changes 

In anticipation of several FasTracks openings in 2016, RTD is considering system-wide fare changes. Public meetings have been scheduled between March 23 - April 8 and RTD wants to hear from you. Click HERE to learn more about RTD's recommendations. 

Stand Up 4 Transportation A HUGE Success!

Nearly 400 people turned out on April 9 to join the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its many partners for a unity parade and rally as a part of “Stand Up 4 Transportation Day”—a national day of advocacy to create awareness and support for long-term, sustainable transportation funding. View pictures of the event HERE

Final May Service Changes

The Final May Service Changes are now available. These service changes will go into effect on Sunday, May 10, 2015. Make sure you know how your routes are changing. View the May Service Changes

CDOT to Launch New Statewide Bus Service in Spring '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.

Take Our Commuter Survey!

We want to hear about your commute in the north metro area. Please take a moment

to complete this form.

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

 


 
 

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