Free "Central 70 Connect Shuttle" Starts Monday, August 27
"Last mile" shuttle will connect commuters traveling to and from the 38th and Blake station to Globeville businesses north of I-70 along Washington Street.
The new “Central 70 Connect” shuttle will connect commuters employed along Washington Street with the 38th and Blake Transit Station. The service is ADA-accessible and will be quicker and more convenient than the current Route 12 bus servicing businesses along Washington Street.
The shuttle will be operated by Northeast Transportation Connections (NETC) and is made possible by generous contributions from Kiewit Meridiam Partners and the Colorado Department of Transportation. The shuttle itself was donated by Kiewit as part of their partnership with CDOT on the Central 70 construction project.
The Central 70 Connect shuttle service begins Monday August 27 with operating hours from 5:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The service is free, and commuters wishing to use the shuttle are encouraged to RSVP via text to 303-817-5887 or via email to Ken Boden at KBoden@NEtransportation.org. Commuters should include their work start-time, work end-time, and the name of their employer.
Additionally, NETC is offering employers a dollar-for-dollar match with RTD’s FlexPass program. Employers throughout the Metro Area are learning that providing access to reduced transportation costs is an effective and affordable way to attract and retain employees. Employers wanting to learn more about the FlexPass program should contact Ken Boden at KBoden@NEtransportation.org or 720-260-0503.
Northeast Transportation Connections is a sustainability initiative under the Stapleton Foundation. Its mission is to work with the public and private sectors to reduce single occupant vehicle travel, to improve mobility, and to establish sustainable transportation throughout the northeast Denver area by creating, supporting, and promoting an array of transportation options for commuters, residents, students, and visitors.