Thursday’s Headlines

RTD’s MyRide tap-to-pay electronic fare payment card.

From Streetsblog

  • MyRide: Why can’t RTD’s tap-to-pay card reload cash automatically? Just 1% of riders use it. (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Driving You Crazy Podcast: Streetsblog Denver editor Andy Bosselman talks with Channel 7 traffic anchor Jayson Luber about Denver’s plans for 2020 and why drivers should support better walking, biking and transit. (Available on all podcast platforms) (Denver 7)

Other news

  • G Line: It’s frequent, serves Globeville and Sunnyside and will provide better bus connections. But with stops in low-density areas, will it be useful? (Denverite)
  • Celebrate the G Line’s opening tomorrow with these festivities, which continue through the weekend. (9 News)
  • Here’s what you’ll find at the seven stops along the G Line. (Denver Post)
  • This week, RTD will start running test trains on the N Line, blaring horns through Commerce City, Northglenn and Thornton. (Arvada Press)
  • Greyhound will sell its downtown bus station, which takes up an entire city block yet serves just 400 passengers per day. (Business Denver)
  • CDOT officials say traffic signal tech upgrades will improve traffic flow and safety in the northwest metro. (Denver Post)
  • Denver has a Blueprint for the next 20 years of growth. (5280)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 43 Good. Yesterday’s max: 64 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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