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U.S. 36 Projects

Creating a More Connected Future

36 Commuting Solutions is committed to advancing multi-modal transportation along the US 36/Northwest Rail corridors. There are many projects coming to the corridor over the next few years. It is among our highest priorities to advocate for these projects, as well as continue to expand innovative technologies for the region.

US 36 Express Lanes Project

  • US 36 Express Lanes Project
    The US 36 Express Lanes Project began summer 2012, bringing many innovative and multi-modal changes to the US 36 corridor.
  • US 36 Bus Rapid Transit
    Part of the US 36 Express Lanes project, US 36 Bus Rapid Transit will provide a faster and more convenient transit trip.
  • US 36 Bikeway
    Also part of the US 36 Express Lanes project, the US 36 Bikeway will finally provide a direct “bicycle highway” for the Northwest region.

RTD FasTracks

  • RTD FasTracks
    The largest transit expansion project in the nation, FasTracks looks to better connect the Denver metro area by adding six new rail lines and reshaping community design.
  • RTD Northwest Rail
    Part of the FasTracks project, Northwest Rail looks to connect the heart of FasTracks through the US 36 corridor then continue to Longmont, bringing the multi-modality of the corridor to a whole new level and transforming communities along the way.
  • Arterial BRT
    Part of the Northwest Area Mobility Study compiled in 2014 analyzes the expansion of the BRT system beyond US 36.

Final Flatiron Flyer
Rendering of US 36 Bus Rapid Transit brand identity.

US 36 Project Resources:

Commuter Rail Vehicle
BRT and CRT–What’s the Difference?
Rail Technology Types
2015 Bus Rapid Transit Fact Sheet
US 36 Express Lanes Phase 2 Fact Sheet