Lower Downtown District, Inc.

Did you know? Transportation Tidbits

Jun 15, 2000

?· There are 42,297 total parking spaces in downtown Denver, 26,396 garage spaces; 13,441surface spaces; and 2,460 metered on-street spaces.
?· The average one-way commute is 13 miles and takes 30 minutes.
?· By the year 2015, afternoon rush hour speed at I-25 at Speer, northbound, is estimated at 26 mph (in 1995, it was 44 mph).
?· 24% of commuters rate their trip to work as pleasant; 59% rate it as acceptable.
?· 61% of people in Denver drive alone; 25: ride the bus or light rail; 10% car / van pool, 4% walk or bicycle.
?· Nearly 62% of commuters park either on-site or within a block of their office, paying an average of $6.10 a day.
?· The median daily parking rate I downtown is $9 (garage) and $5 (surface). Median monthly rates are $120 (garage) and $90 (surface).
?· One light rail train can replace 150 single occupant vehicles and more than 15,000 ride the light rail weekly.
?· The 16th Street Mall shuttle carries more than 50,000 passengers a day.
?· The 23rd Street viaduct cost $67 million; RTD Light Rail $117 million (under construction, the Southwest Light Rail is estimated at $127 million); 16th St. Mall Extension (Downtown HOV) $269.5 million; and the 20th / 16th Street viaducts replaces / removed $17 million.
Statistics compiled and provided by the Downtown Denver Partnership.

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