City wants to know what you think about the bus rapid transit project along East Colfax Avenue – CBS Denver

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DENVER (CBS4)– As part of Denver’s focus on improving the East Colfax Avenue corridor, the Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking community input on new transit stations . The Bus Rapid Transit project takes place along a 5.5 mile stretch of East Colfax Avenue from Broadway to Yosemite.

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It is a very busy and congested area, and the aim of the project is to offer an improved bus transport service to move more people, more efficiently and safely.

The project aims to add a central bus lane, creating a dedicated transit lane in each direction. In addition, there will be new transit stations, service amenities, and improved pedestrian and cycling links.

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The project is currently in the engineering and design phase, with the expectation that construction will begin by 2026. In the meantime, the city is seeking public input on the design, particularly with regard to the design of the new ones. public transport stations.

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An online survey was launched, showing concept drawings and themes for these transit stations. It includes ideas playing on the history of Colfax, as well as monuments of the city. East Colfax Corridor users are encouraged to view designs online and provide feedback. Some of the comments posted already include suggestions for shade, weather protection, and overhead lighting.

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DOTI says this survey is the first of the more focused design workshops in the coming weeks. You can take the survey here: https://bit.ly/BRTStationDesign. For more information on the East Colfax BRT project, you can visit www.colfaxbrt.org.


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