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CU outside the city

student RTD pass makes places outside Denver accessible Denver is a city uniquely composed of multicultural neighborhoods, trendy restaurants, and fill, but occasionally, it’s worth stepping outside the bustling city life within the concrete jungle and tight streets to explore the quaint Colorado towns. Every

Auraria police host Campus Safe Night

Annual dialogue concerning campus safety On Nov. 7, the Auraria Campus Police Department hosted the Campus Safe Night in the Tivoli Turnhalle. In the words of the Auraria police chief and event emcee Michael Phibbs, the occasion served “to bring together the community.” It aimed

RTD asks for input on commuting in Boulder County

Denver traffic increasing commute to Boulder The B Line light rail route through RTD was approved by voters in 2004 to expand services and commuter transit across Denver’s metropolitan regions. The proposed stops include Flatiron, Louisville, Boulder Junction, and Downtown Longmont. In 2016, the B

Winter weather induces difficult traffic conditions

Commuting safely in Denver’s winters With winter storms and colder temperatures making an entrance into Denver’s climate, the city’s increasingly crowded roadways can prove to be more dangerous in winter storms than in warmer weather. According to Colorado Public Radio, a national survey found 20

Shadiest lightrail station in the city

Where to avoid at all costs, whenever possible Unfortunately, this is not about which light rail station has the amplest amount of big, leafy trees to provide sufficient shade in the middle of summer. And it’s a fact that those shelters turn into sweatboxes once

The quickest shortcuts on campus

The Auraria campus is a big place and getting from point A to point B can take a while. But there are shortcuts to be found instead of taking the crowded main pathways, such as 10th street. Many students commute with RTD, a common destination

RTD Price to Increase in 2019

Discounts to low-income and young riders The Board of Directors for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) voted on Sept. 18 to increase the price of local, regional, and airport fares, which will take effect in January 2019. Currently, the pricing for one-way rides is $2.60

RTD faced with questions of safety

RTD faces pressure after accident this month A pedestrian was struck and killed on Oct. 4 while trying to cross in front of the RTD train at the crossing at South Santa Fe Drive and West Bayaud Avenue. According to Denver Police the pedestrian was distracted

How safe is RTD for students on campus?

IT PUTS STUDENTS IN DANGER Opinion by LeShaye Williams The Regional Transportation District, more commonly known as RTD, has described itself as being affordable, easy, and convenient. It is also self-described as safe, although that is false when considering more than just the ride from