Denver, Colorado 

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Commuting in Denver, Colorado

Denver, CO is a vibrant city filled with history and energy. It’s no surprise that Denver has excellent public transportation options which make it easy to get around the city. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) operates over 1,000 buses and 170 miles of light rail that service the entire metropolitan area. Buses run throughout the city regularly and light rail lines stretch from Union Station in downtown Denver to far-reaching suburbs like Westminster, Littleton, Aurora, Arvada, and more. In addition, RTD also offers express bus routes as well as Dial-a-Ride services for those who need extra help getting around the city or require door-to-door service. As the population and development of Denver continue to grow, RTD is continuously making improvements to their public transportation system to ensure everyone can explore all that the city has to offer with ease and convenience.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Denver takes 25.3 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Denver get to work:
- 69.9% drive their own car alone
- 8.1% carpool with others
- 7.6% work from home
- 6.8% take mass transit

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    Reviews for Denver    471 Reviews
    Denver: It’s Not for Everyone! - 10/22/2022
    During my 25 years in Denver, I’ve witnessed trends found in other metro areas: homeless camps, panhandlers, worsening traffic, increased crime and rapidly appreciating... Read More

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    Overpriced and extremely overrated. - 10/10/2022
    I've lived in the Denver area for about eight years now. Moved here for college planning to get out as soon as I was done with college, and predictably got stuck... Read More

    Overrated and getting worse every year. - 6/21/2022
    I've lived in the city since I was born (1998) and I just was ready to get out. I'm a Denver native and I am ashamed of my city. I moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania... Read More

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