Campus News (RRCC Lakewood and Arvada Campuses)
Why should students and staff take the new Light Rail?
Just some of the reasons:
- Save money on gas
- No downtown Denver parking fees
- No downtown Denver parking hassles
- Read while you ride
RTD's West Rail Line opens on April 26 and it's time to celebrate.(This info was sent by RTD and therefore all references of action apply to RTD, not RRCC.)
Join us for two days of food, fun, festivities, and free rides as we commemorate this historic achievement with friends, family, and the community.
Grand Opening Ceremony and Celebration
Friday, April 26, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Jefferson County Government Center - Golden Station
Be one of the first to ride the W line, pick up your commemorative poster, and giveaways! Stop by to enjoy performances by the RTD color guard, the Colorado Ambassadors of Gospel, and the Colorado School of Mines marching band. Also, grab a delicious slice of our famous light rail cake!
The celebration doesn't end there! Join us on Saturday at station parties!
Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Click here for details about the station parties near you.
Denver Union Station
Federal Center Station
Red Rocks Station
Jefferson County Government Center-Golden Station
Station parties are hosted by local jurisdictions, businesses, and community groups to celebrate the opening of the W line.
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Continue the W line opening celebration by attending the COMTO (Conference of Minority Transportation Officials) scholarship banquet after the W Line Grand Opening on Friday, April 26. The event takes place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Denver, where you can join fellow transportation friends and associates in supporting students entering the transportation field. Click here to sign up and get more information.