RTD hosts telephone town halls to discuss projects, gather feedback
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) wants to keep the community informed about current projects, provide updates for the region and answer questions from participants. To do that, the agency is hosting a series of hourlong telephone town halls in October for each of the 15 districts in its service area.
These interactive calls allow RTD board directors and staff to have a conversation with members of the communities the agency serves. Participants will have the opportunity to ask their elected board member questions and participate in live polls during the event by using their keypads to answer or to enter responses through the RTD website.
About 30,000 residents in each of the 15 RTD districts will be called at random through an automated system and invited to take part in the public telephone forum.
To participate, call 855-543-3425 or visit www.rtd-denver.com/town-hall to listen in live to any of the district events. Interested parties are encouraged to pre-register in advance through the RTD website to automatically receive a call when the event starts.
Telephone town halls are scheduled as follows:
Monday, Oct. 7
6 p.m. – District E, Director Dr. Claudia Folska, PhD
7:30 p.m. – District D, Director Jeff Walker
Wednesday, Oct. 9
7:30 p.m. – District A, Director Kate Williams
Thursday, Oct. 10
6 p.m. – District H, Board Chair Doug Tisdale
7:30 p.m. – District B, Director Shontel Lewis
Thursday, Oct. 17
6 p.m. – District N, Director Peggy Catlin
7:30 p.m. – District M, Director Natalie Menten
Monday, Oct. 21
6 p.m. – District J, Director Vince Buzek
7:30 p.m. – District F, Director Bob Broom
Thursday, Oct. 24
6 p.m. – District C, Director Angie Riviera-Malpiede
7:30 p.m. – District K, Director Troy Whitmore
Monday, Oct. 28
6 p.m. – District O, Director Lynn Guissinger
7:30 p.m. – District L, Director Shelley Cook
Wednesday, Oct. 30
6 p.m. – District I, Director Judy Lubow
7:30 p.m. – District G, Director Ken Mihalik
The Regional Transportation District celebrates 50 years of service this year. The transit agency develops, operates and maintains a public transportation system that meets the needs of close to 3 million people within an eight-county service area in the Denver Metro region. The agency’s buses, rail lines, shuttles and additional services provide 100 million annual passenger trips. For more information, visit rtd-denver.com, call 303-299-6000 and follow along on social media: www.facebook.com/RideRTD, on Twitter @Ridertd, @ridertd on Instagram and rideRTDco on YouTube.
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