Denver is integrating technology with the built environment to provide flexible, affordable, and accessible multimodal transportation options for all.
Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) are applications that provide an innovative approach to how transportation and traffic are handled on a large scale. These smart technologies include wireless communications, car navigation, traffic signal regulation, and more.
ATCMTD is a federal grant that deploys technology to address traffic congestion and safety. This $12M ($6M grant, $6M match) effort leverages internal city staff, consultants, and vendors, and focuses on:
GoDenver is a mobile app that allows users to find the quickest, cheapest, or greenest way to move from point A to point B. The current platform focuses on addressing all your travel needs in a single app and trip planning. The long-term goal is that the app will allow users to book and purchase the trip directly from their smartphone.
Please Note: We are currently developing version two of this app, current functionality might be limited.
In 2018-19, Denver Public Works and Denver Smart City conducted a small-scale pilot program to assess an on-demand micro-transit service between the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Capitol Hill and Civic Center to improve connectivity for service, retail, and hospitality workers. Working with Transportation Solutions, Chariot and the Cherry Creek business community, the City gathered data on ridership to help determine how new services might fulfill first mile-last mile connections and provide people with more transportation choices.
The City and County of Denver, Denver Public Schools (DPS), and RTD are working together to offer a free RTD pass to all school-age children in Denver. Currently, the MyDenver card provides youth, ages 5-18, free access to recreation centers, pools, and cultural facilities.
Please Note: This project is currently on hold while RTD finalizes its pass programs.
Vision Zero is a proven, data-driven approach to reducing transportation-related injuries and saving lives. Vision Zero is a transportation safety philosophy that was works toward the only acceptable number of traffic deaths and serious injuries: zero.
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Implement and support programs that reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) and Single Occupancy Vehicle (SOV) trips made by all residents, employees, and visitors to Denver.
Mobility Action Plan will support the transportation choices people want to make and move more people, more efficiently and more safely. It will increase mobility options, improve safety, address climate change, improve public health, and create more accessibility.
Learn more about Denver's Mobility Action Plan.