February 2, 2023

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FREE RTD RIDES: Reducing environmental pollutants, ozone emissions

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DENVER (KDVR) — Starting Monday, a trip to the airport through the A-Line or a ride on the bus to work won’t cost you a dime through the Regional Transportation District.

It’s part of a new state law limiting ozone emissions during peak times, hoping free fares will get more people to share transit options and reduce emissions. RTD is offering free rides on all trains, buses, Access-a-Rides and FlexRides.

RTD’s Zero Fare for Better Air program was made possible through SB22-180, which creates a grant program that covers up to 80% of the cost to wipe out fares for riders. There will be no fare for riders between August 1 and 31, because of the new program.

According to RTD, households can save…

Alex Rose

2022-08-01 12:11:12

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