RTD hosting public meetings Nov. 15 and 16 on Highway 119 BRT study

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For Immediate Release

Nov. 3, 2017

Media Contact

Andrew Barth, 303-441-1032

RTD hosting public meetings Nov. 15 and 16 on Highway 119/Diagonal BRT study

Provide feedback on the future of public transportation, including multimodal access, along the SH 119 corridor

Boulder County, Colo. - All are invited to attend the first of a series of public meetings on the progress of a study being conducted by the Regional Transportation District (RTD) that is evaluating the viability of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service on State Highway 119/Diagonal Highway between Boulder and Longmont. 

Public Meetings

Longmont Location

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

6 to 8 p.m.

Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road

Longmont, CO 80501


Boulder Location

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

6 to 8 p.m.

Boulder Chamber, 2440 Pearl Street

Boulder, CO 80302 

RTD will provide an update on the study and will collect feedback from meeting attendees. RTD’s consultant, Parsons Transportation Group, is helping to conduct the study to address the growing congestion and travel demand in the corridor, environmental impacts, multimodal access, transit reliability, corridor transit travel time, and other criteria. 

Boulder County is participating in the study along with the cities of Longmont and Boulder and several other area organizations.   

Bus rapid transit (BRT) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability. 

For more information on the study, visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/hwy119.shtml.   

Bolt bus driving along Diagonal Highway near Gunbarrel