Uber gave its Denver-area users easy access to transit info and tickets, and now more are using RTD trains

By Jon Murray, The Denver Post; July 9, 2019 The idea behind Uber’s experiment was simple: Add real-time RTD bus…

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Colorado backers believe this Front Range passenger rail plan is the real deal

By Miles Blumhardt, Fort Collins Coloradoan; June 13, 2019 If you’ve read the headline and have lived in Colorado for…

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Amtrak Winter Park Express Sets Records in 2019 Colorado Season

A press release from Amtrak; April 22, 2019: New services and favorable snow conditions combine for success WINTER PARK, Colo.…

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Denver did it right with its Union Station

By Newell Nussbaumer, Buffalo Rising; April 2, 2019 Over the last couple of days, a number of readers have been…

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On a Colorado Ski Trip, Planes, Trains, No Automobiles

By Amy Virshup, The New York Times; March 27, 2019 The plan was simple: Take the train to the ski…

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Colorado: Passenger rail commission aims to connect Front Range Communities

By Andy Koen, KOAA NBC 5; February 19 2019 DENVER – On any given day, an estimated 98,100 people are…

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Denver and the Winter Park Express: How to Make the Most of the Ski Train’s New Lounge Car Before Hitting the Slopes

By Josie Sexton, Denver Eater; February 18, 2019 A hand-held, Executair brand travel bar late last week was discovered on…

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Denver: All 66 RTD commuter train cars to be sent for out-of-state repairs after crack found

By Krystyna Biassou, 9 News NBC; January 9, 2019 Every commuter train car in RTD’s fleet must be sent out…

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Colorado: Ride, ski and sip: Winter Park Express adding days of operation for 2019

By Ed Sealover Reporter, Denver Business Journal; December 20, 2018 The Amtrak Winter Park Express is adding more days of…

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Denver’s tall buildings partly to blame for A-Line, G-Line problems, Regional Transportation District tells feds

By John Aguilar, The Denver Post; December 17, 2018 Denver’s recent runaway growth, with high rises going up at a record…

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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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Explore the West by rail on Amtrak’s California Zephyr

By Mike Coppock, Special Contributor, Dallas Morning News; October 2, 2018 As I looked around the observation car of Amtrak’s…

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Skiing in Colorado: Tickets for the Winter Park Express are now available for 2019 season

By Oscar Contreras, Denver ABC 7; September 20, 2018 WINTER PARK, Colo. — Fall season hasn’t even started, but Winter…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Denver firm wants to buy, operate rail line to Tahawus

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; August 19, 2018 The rail line from North Creek to Tahawus that drew officials’ ire…

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Amtrak thriving in Fort Morgan, Colorado

From The Fort Morgan Times; July 18, 2018 The Fort Morgan Amtrak station is thriving today more than ever. The…

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Colorado: ‘Next stop, Pueblo’?

An Editorial From The Pueblo Chieftain; May 15, 2018 Better late than never. It didn’t happen until the final week…

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Colorado: Amtrak’s special trains are off the rails. But don’t worry, the Winter Park Express ski train is safe.

By Danika Worthington, The Know Outdoors, Denver Post; March 29, 2018 The Winter Park Express still will carry passengers to…

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Next Stop: Your Room, at the World’s Best Railway Hotels

By Michael Kaminer, The Points Guy; January 27, 2018 Railway hotels conjure a sepia-toned, steam-shrouded era of travel, when rival…

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Express train to carry skiers from Denver to Winter Park with help from Lyft rideshare company

By Sawyer D’Argonne, Sky Hi, News, Vail Daily; January 2, 2018 DENVER — Skiers and snowboarders in the Denver area…

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Colorado: State rail commission plots path forward for Front Range passenger train

By Nick Coltrain, Coloradoan; November 18, 2017 Colorado’s newly formed passenger rail commission aims to push the conversation forward this…

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Lyft is “All Aboard” as Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Amtrak Winter Park Express in Colorado

A press release from Amtrak; November 14, 2017: Lyft Offers Discounted Rides; Amtrak tickets start at $29 each way WINTER…

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Denver RTD’s FasTracks project has pumped $1B+ into region’s small businesses

By Cathy Proctor, Reporter, Denver Business Journal; November 2, 2017 Over the last 12 years, the Regional Transportation District’s sprawling…

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Colorado: Plans to expand Southwest Chief train route are proceeding

By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain; November 2, 2017 The Front Range Rail Commission — a group working to…

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Colorado: ‘Roads are not enough:’ Commission exploring Front Range passenger train service preps lawmakers on their pitch

Members of a commission exploring the viability of passenger train service across the Front Range briefed lawmakers Thursday on their…

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Florida East Coast Railway President and CEO James Hertwig elected chair of Denver’s Transportation Institute

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 12, 2017 Florida East Coast Railway President and Chief Executive Officer James Hertwig has been…

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