News and Announcements

Join the January Monthly Challenge!

Winter Bike to Work Day is just a few weeks away, so why not get a head start on your eco-friendly commute plan by participating in Way to Go’s January Monthly Challenge! During January, telework or commute by transit, carpool, foot or bike. By skipping a solo car trip during your morning commute, you're doing a favor for the environment and improving your health. This month, commuters who track at least eight eco-friendly trips by modes like foot, bike, transit or carpool (anything but driving alone) will be automatically entered by Way to Go into a drawing for prizes! At the end of January, 5 clean commuting champions will win front and rear bike lights front and rear bike lights to help them navigate their early morning or late evening commutes. Joining the January Challenge is simple:
  1. Log in to My Way to Go .
  2. Track your eco-friendly commutes throughout the month — whether you're teleworking or traveling by bike, bus, train, foot, scooter, carpool or vanpool.
  3. That's it, you’re automatically entered to win.

More than 60 businesses in the Denver region participated in the Go-Tober challenge

Sixty-four companies participated in the Go-Tober Company Challenge by encouraging their employees to telework, or commute by bike, foot, transit or carpool. Their commitment to improving air quality in the Denver region resulted in 27,000 miles biked and walked in October. The collective miles tracked is enough to make 45 trips on the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango! The Go-Tober challenge prevented 98,317 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions from getting in the air. Check out the company winners and more stats on the Go-Tober page.

Register to host a station for Bike to Work Day

Registration is now open for participants to host a station during the annual Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 22. Show your support for less traffic, cleaner air and a healthier lifestyle by signing up to host a station for the Bike to Work Day event. Stations are where cyclists can stop on the day of the event to rest, refuel and socialize. Hosting a station is also a GREAT way to promote your business by giving away swag and coupons. Don't hesitate! Sign-up today.

I-25 MyWay launches

In another effort to improve traveler and worker safety along the 18-mile long construction zone of Interstate 25 between Monument and Castle Rock, rush-hour travelers now can help maximize their commute time by taking advantage of I-25 MyWay, a new partnership between the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Denver Regional Council of Governments. I-25 MyWay is offering transit, vanpool and carpool incentives to commuters willing to try a new mode of transportation between Colorado Springs and Denver.

Changes to 15th St. in Downtown Denver

As part of the region's Vision Zero initiative, which strives for a total reduction in traffic-related fatalities, Denver Public Works has rolled out big changes to 15th St. in downtown Denver! In addition to building safer, easily-visible crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety, the city has also installed protected bike lanes and a dedicated transit-only lane, speeding up commute times for bus riders.