Welcome to the Mile High City
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Accessible Public Transportation/Contact Information
RTD Paratransit Information
POC: Larry Buter, Manager, Paratransit Services
makes every effort to ensure individuals with disabilities have access to, and
benefits from, our services. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, and FTA requirements, we invite requests for reasonable modifications to
customers with disabilities.
Airport Transportation Information
Take the train to
downtown Denver, hotels, and the APTA International Rail Rodeo &
All registered APTA attendees will receive complimentary
transit guest passes good for travel on all RTD services upon checking into the
RTD offers direct service from the airport to Downtown
Denver on the University of Colorado A Line. In just 37 minutes, you’ll arrive
at downtown’s Denver Union Station where you can connect with the Free MallRide
and Free MetroRide or walk to all of downtown’s hotels, restaurants, retail
establishments and the Colorado Convention Center.
Trains run every 15 minutes from 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and
every 30 minutes at all other times. For exact scheduled times, call Customer
Care at 303.299.6000 or plan your trip at rtd-denver.com.
All registered conference attendees receive a free RTD Guest
Pass smart card to use for unlimited rides on most RTD services during the
conference. Non-registered guests may
purchase one-way tickets for $9 at the ticket vending machined located near the
train boarding area.
There is overhead storage across the entire vehicle, plus
two dedicated luggage racks per vehicle. Luggage must not block aisle or exits.
Union Station to the
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
The Colorado Convention Center is just two blocks from
Downtown Denver’s 16th Street Mall.
From Union Station, take the Free 16th Street MallRide to the California
Street stop. Walk one block south to the
hotel. The hotel is located between 14th and 15th on California Street.
Returning to Airport
From the Hyatt Regency Denver – proceed two blocks to 16th
Street Mall, board Free Mall Ride to Union Station. Debark at Wynkoop Street and proceed one
block to Union Station. Proceed through Union Station to Track 1 or Track 2 –
University of Colorado A Line to Denver Airport.
Host Information Desk
RTD will have an information desk in the APTA registration area in the Hyatt Regency Downtown at the Convention Center Saturday, June 9 through Wednesday, June 13. Host staff will answer whatever questions you may have regarding local sites, restaurants, social and cultural activities, and provide information and maps. The information desk is also the place to sign up for educational and entertaining technical tours of RTD facilities, public art, transit-oriented developments, and downtown nightlife.
The host information desk will be open the same hours as the APTA registration desk (hours are subject to change):
Saturday, June 9 11 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 10 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday, June 11 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, June 12 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Denver Foothills Explorer Tour
~ 4 hours @ $69
~ Departs daily at 9 a.m. from Denver Union Station (downtown)
~ Red Rocks, Evergreen, Lookout Mountain, Buffalo Bill Museum/Grave