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Resources to help you drive less

For whichever alternative to driving makes the most sense for you, Transportation Solutions has aggregated your options here. Depending on who you are and your transportation requirements, these options can be combined to maximize your needs and minimize single car driving on our roads. 

Transit

  • Reduced stress on your commute
  • 149+ local, express and regional bus routes
  • Ever expanding rail options
  • More on RTD bus and rail options

Transit Links

RTD

Bustang

Transit App

Bike

  • Get to work and get a workout
  • Save on gas while refueling your mind
  • Fresh air before your first meeting

Walk

  • Get moving and walk where you can
  • Never look for a parking spot
  • Save on gas and feel good upon arrival

Walk Links

Way to Go

Carpool

  • Cut your commute costs in half
  • Save on vehicle maintenance
  • Minimize traffic and carbon emissions

Vanpool

  • For commutes of 15+ miles one way for 5-15 people
  • Split insurance, maintenance and fuel costs
  • Less cars on the road and less stress getting there

Vanpool Links

Way to Go

Micro Mobility

  • Small electric cars, electric bicyles and scooters for first mile/last mile commutes
  • Decreased impact on traffic congestion
  • Affordable option for sustainable transport

Micro Mobility Links

Bird

Jump

Lime

Spin

Schoolpool

  • Connect with neighbors and friends
  • Share responsibility for getting kids to school safely
  • Encourage alternatives to driving and model for the next generation

Telework

  • Employer-based program providing work flexibility
  • Working from home or an alternate location
  • Work-life balance and less impact on the environment

Carsharing

  • The perks of driving without the cost of owning a car
  • Driving only when you need to
  • Reduce cars on the road and help reduce emissions

Micro Mobility Links

eGo

Getaround

Turo

Zipcar

RTD

Riding the bus or the light rail is a great way to get around town. Instead of dealing with congestion, road rage, and the never-ending search for a parking spot, let the train or bus take you where you need to go! 

RTD operates the extensive public transit system for the Denver Metro Area.  Visit RTD’s Website to plan your trip using the bus or light rail to explore the city! Use the links below to connect you directly to schedules for the bus, light rail, airport bus and how to use their mobile app.

Where are you coming from?

The way we think about transportation options and alternatives to driving depends on our particular role at the moment of going from point A to point B. Often these roles overlap. Employers will look at commuting differently than schools or residents. Community members will benefit from a collaborative approach to transportation that intersects work, school and life. 

Employers

We know the incredible impact employers have on our local economy, community and way of life. Transportation Solutions wants to build on your impact by offering programming and services that are mutually beneficial.

waytogo

This partnership between the Denver Regional Council of Governments and transportation management associations in the Denver Metro is a one-stop resource to change the way people commute. Transportation Solutions is the Way to Go provider for the Southeast Denver region. 

Transportation and your benefits package

Transportation Solutions can help you encourage alternatives to driving programs like Way to Go and educational courses, but did you know that you can offer your employees a pre-tax transportation benefit? See the official IRS rules.
There are so many ways Transportation Solutions can help employers. Members will stay up-to-date with the latest and can help shape our future together.

Future of Commuting series

As you strive to be an employer of choice, we can help you be on the forefront of the transportation transformation that is upon us. Join Transportation Solutions for free quarterly seminars to learn. Geared toward HR, management, wellness and sustainability professionals, these seminars will show you low-cost, easy ways to impact employee health and finances through changing the way they think about commuting.

Developers

As a developer you have the ability to impact and help improve the environment around your projects. Let Transportation Solutions help you with a Transportation Demand Management (TDM) plan to help reduce parking demand and create multi-modal change from the ground up.

TDM Plan

Developers can work with Transportation Solutions to produce a transportation demand management plan to help reduce parking demand, and to improve the environment around your development. Learn more about how we can work together to embrace multi-modal change from the ground up.

Denver TDM

The City of Denver is currently working on a Transportation Demand Management Plan that will further streamline developer strategies and requirements for reducing parking demand and to embrace all modes of travel. Click here for Denver’s existing TDM recommendations for developers.

Residents

The true costs of driving

Why drive less? Believe it or not the answer is quantifiable. There’s more to the cost of driving than dollars per gallon of gasoline. Here are some indirect costs of driving:

  • Air quality
  • Stress and inactivity
  • Traffic congestion
  • Your time
waytogo

Committing to commuting differently can be done by anyone. By choosing and combining transit, biking, walking, pooling and teleworking, you’re making an impact. To keep you on track, you can join My Way To Go to best plan your commute using alternative modes of transportation. 

Schools

Safe routes to school

Getting to and from school safely is imperative to the health of our community. In addition to schoolpooling with neighbors and friends, there are other ways to add an active component to commuting by promoting physical health for our students as well. Teachers, administrators, PTAs and students can all get involved.

National Center for Safe Routes to School provides data, tools, information on programs and upcoming events to get involved.

DRCOG is doing an admirable job of keeping the Denver Metro Area moving. They need all of their neighborhood groups to make that happen, though, and Transportation Solutions is a vital partner for the southeast part of town. Stuart, Robby, and their predecessors have always provided great support to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Glendale and Lowry locations. We count on them for a lot, they always deliver, and we look forward to working with them even more in the future.

Phil von Hake
Chair of CDPHE Transportation Alternatives Committee and Co-Founder of #CDPHEbikes