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Public Transit - City of Thornton

rtdlogo.pngThe Regional Transportation District (RTD) provides bus, rail, and airport shuttles to Thornton and surrounding neighborhoods.


FasTracks- The N Line

North Metro "N Line" to Thornton - The first 13 miles of the 18.5 mile commuter rail line provides service from Union Station through Denver, Commerce City, Thornton, Northglenn, and eventually to north Adams County.

Bus

Currently, Thornton routes include 8, 12, 19, 80, 80L, 88L, 92, 93L, 104, 104L, 112, 120, 120L, 120X, and 122X (note, the 80, 104, 128, and 122X are not in service during the COVID-19 pandemic). Find local and regional bus route schedules via RTD's website.

FlexRide Service

FlexRide has consolidated its telephone reservations to one convenient number.  Call 303-299-6000 to make a reservation regardless of FlexRide service area.

Access-a-Ride

PHONES NUMBERS & HOURS

APPLICATIONS, PASSENGER INFORMATION CHANGES, & APPEALS
Access-a-Ride Administration Office
303-299-2960
TTY: 711
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.

COMMENDATIONS & CONCERNS, GENERAL INQUIRIES
Access-a-Ride Customer Service
303-299-6000; listen to menu prompts
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun.

LOST & FOUND
303-299-2880
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
Note: Access-a-Ride is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

RESERVATIONS & FUTURE CANCELLATIONS
Access-a-Ride Reservations
303-292-6560
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 7 days per week

SAME DAY TRIP CANCELLATIONS/ SAME DAY TRIP INQUIRIES
Access-a-Ride Dispatch
303-480-2000
24 hours / 7 days per week

Access-a-Cab Reservations
303-244-1388
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., 7 days per week

Highway Information

CDOT LogoColorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)

CDOT is responsible for the interstate highway system and bridges within Thornton city limits. This department takes care of plowing snow, removing graffiti, and repairing pavement on the state highway system. Available by phone at 303-759-2368 or visit their website at www.codot.gov/.

North I-25 Express Lanes

Express Lanes are free for motorcycles and free for vehicles with 3 or more occupants if the vehicle is equipped with a changeable toll tag. For your safety, do not cross the solid white lines. For more information on Express Lanes and how to use them, visit www.codot.gov/programs/expresslanes. For information on ExpressToll services, visit www.expresstoll.com.

Smart Commute Metro North logoSmart Commute Metro North

Smart Commute Metro North is a non-profit transportation management organization (TMO) that promotes and supports smarter commuting options at no charge. They inform and serve local communities and businesses by advocating for better transportation options and enhanced mobility for the north metro region. We provide strategies, programs, and information to reduce congestion and improve air quality.  We assist area employers providing teleworking and compressed work week programs.  Our services are available to businesses, public organizations, and individuals.

North Area Transportation Alliance

The North Area Transportation Alliance (NATA) is a partnership of public and private entities in the North I-25 Corridor working to identify, develop, advocate and lobby for transportation solutions that will enhance mobility, drive economic development and reduce traffic congestion in the north metro area.

Access-a-Ride
Regional Transportation District (RTD)
Colorado Department of Transportation
Smart Metro Commute
North Area Transportation Alliance