Gold Line

Gold Line

The Gold Line is an 11-mile commuter rail line that travels between Union Station and Wheat Ridge, passing through northwest Denver, Adams County and Arvada.

G-Line Bus Service Changes, August 2019

 

Final G-Line Bus Service Changes

Following the opening of the G Line, changes to the following bus routes were implemented on August 25, 2019.

Routes Affected

Final Changes

Route 8

Service will deviate from Fox Street to serve the 41st & Fox Station.

 

Route 17 – DISCONTINUED

Service will be discontinued. Alternate service will be provided by new Route 125.

 

Route 19

Service will deviate from Pecos Street to serve the Pecos Junction Station.

 

Route 31

Service will deviate from Federal Boulevard to serve the Clear Creek – Federal Station. Service will also be discontinued between Federal Boulevard and the US 36 & Sheridan Station.

 

Route 31L – DISCONTINUED

Service will be discontinued. Alternate service will be provided by routes: 1931, and G Line.

 

Route 50 – DISCONTINUED

Service will be discontinued. Service on Sheridan between Dartmouth and 44th avenues will be become part of Route 51 and provide more frequent service.

 

Route 51

Service from Route 50 on Sheridan between 44th and Dartmouth avenues will become part of Route 51, which will provide more frequent service.

Route 51 will deviate from Sheridan Boulevard to serve the 60th & Sheridan – Arvada Gold Strike Station. In addition, service will be discontinued north of the US 36 & Sheridan Station. Alternate service will be provided by new Route 53.

 

Route 52

Service will be adjusted from the Old Town Arvada Park-n-Ride (surface lot) to the new Olde Town Arvada Station (garage). In addition, service on W. 64th Avenue will be discontinued west of Ward Road, alternate service on this segment to Quaker Street will be provided by new Route 125.

 

Route 53 – NEW

This new route will provide service north of US 36 & Sheridan. Weekday rush-hour service will operate every 30 minutes and 60 minutes all other times. This route will also serve Front Range Community College at 112th Avenue.

 

Route 55 – NEW

Route 55 is new service that will operate between Olde Town Arvada Station and the Arvada Ridge Station. Service will operate on portions of W. 55th Avenue, Allison Street, 52nd Avenue, Garrison Street, 49th Avenue, Independence Street, W. 52nd Place and Kipling Court. Weekday frequency will be every 30 minutes, and no service on weekends.

 

Route 55L – DISCONTINUED

Service will be discontinued. Alternate service will be provided by the G Line.

 

Route 72

Service will be rerouted into the Olde Town Arvada Station. Service between the Olde Town Arvada Station and Independence Street along Ralston Road will be adjusted to serve portions of W. 55th Avenue, Allison Street, W. 52nd Avenue, Carr Street and W. 57th Avenue. Service between Wadsworth and Independence Street along Ralston Road will no longer be served by Route 72, alternate service is available on Route 52.

 

Route 72L – DISCONTINUED

Service will be discontinued. Alternate service will be provided by the G Line and Route 125.

 

Route 76

Service will be rerouted into the Olde Town Arvada Station. In addition, weekday midday frequency will increase to every 15 minutes between Lakewood Commons and Olde Town Arvada Station.

 

Route 80L

Service will be adjusted to end and originate at the US 36 & Sheridan Station, instead of Union Station. Connections to and from Union Station and US 36 & Sheridan Station will be available on routes FF1 and FF3. Schedule adjustments will also be made. Alternate service along 80th Avenue between Sheridan and Federal Boulevard will be available on Route 80.

 

Route 99 – NEW

Route 99 is new service from Route 100 south of Federal Center Station.

 

Route 100

Service will be split at the Federal Center Station. North of Federal Center Station will continue as Route 100 and service south of Federal Center Station will become Route 99. Route 100 will deviate from Kipling Street to serve the Arvada Ridge Station. Service will also be discontinued between 50th Avenue and Ralston Road (Ridge Road, Independence and Miller streets) by remaining on Kipling Street. The route deviation to Oak Station will also be discontinued by remaining on Kipling Street across Colfax Avenue. Sunday service will also be added.

 

Route 125 – NEW

Route 125 is a new route that will replace Route 17, and extend from Federal Center Station to 64th and Quaker in Arvada. Service will operate from 64th and Quaker, along portions of W. 64th Avenue, Ward Road serving the Wheat Ridge – Ward Station, Youngfield Street, W. 20th Avenue serving NREL, Denver West Parkway, Colorado Mills Boulevard, Arbutus Street serving Red Rocks Community College – Lakewood Campus, Loop Road, and W. 2nd Place to the Federal Center Station. This route has two patterns – long distance and short distance. On the long distance pattern weekday service will operate every 30 minutes during rush hours, and every 60 minutes midday. On the short distance pattern between Federal Center Station and Red Rocks Community College), service will operate every 30 minutes.

 

Olde Town Arvada PnR – Outdoor Lot CLOSED

This lot will permanently close. Please utilize the Olde Town Arvada Station – The Hub Parking Garage.

 

 

 

Smart Commute’s G-Line Opening Celebration!

April 27, 2019

 

G-Line Project Milestones

· 1997: RTD began study of Gold Line to operate as rail transit

· 2000: Gold Line Major Investment Study completed

· 2004: RTD FasTracks Initiative approved by voters

· 2005: Three Corridors Scoping Study completed

· 2009: Gold Line EIS completed; FTA approved

· 2012: Construction began on the Gold Line

· 2015: Testing began

· 2019: Final testing and commissioning of G-Line

 

Where are the stops?

The G-Line begins at Union Station and makes its first stop northwest at 41st and Fox Station. The Line continues to Pecos Junction Station and Clear Creek & Federal Station before progressing on to Arvada at 60th Ave. & Sheridan at Arvada Gold Strike. The Line has further stops in Arvada in Olde Town and Arvada Ridge before reaching the end of the line at Wheat Ridge and Ward.