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November 3, 2017

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Andrew Barth, 303-441-1032

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