Twenty Rail-Volution Conference participants took part in a multi-modal tour of Westminster and learned about the transportation initiatives and projects happening in our city. The Rail-Volution Conference is annual transporation conference, and the only conference that showcases the link between land use, transit and development. This year Denver hosted the conference, which features four days of plenary sessions, panels, and tours, also known as mobile workshops.
The Westminster mobile workshop allow attendees to experience our city utilizing various forms of transportation, with informative discussions and presentations along the way.
The tour originated at Denver Union Station with participants riding the Flatiron Flyer bus rapid transit system to the US 36 and Sheridan Station. From there, attendees walked across the street and were treated to a tour of the Downtown Westminster site.
After that, particpants jumped on Zagster bikes and took a 20-minute bike ride to Westminster Station where they learned about progress of the Westminster Station Park and developmen in the TOD area. The tour concluded back at Denver Union Station after an 11-minute, non-stop commuter rail ride along the B Line.
Tour participants, representing all parts of the country, were impressed with the projects and progress Westminster has made in the area of transportation and multi-modal connectivity.