News and Announcements

Join the April monthly challenge!

Help Way to Go kick off the Summer Bike Challenge this April. Try biking and not driving this summer to improve air quality, ease traffic, save money – and get ready for Bike to Work Day on June 26! All month long, track non-solo driving trips on like carpool, vanpool, transit, biking or walking (anything but driving alone in your car) for the chance to win a Cotopaxi messenger bag in honor of Earth Day! Cotopaxi’s Gear for Good promise centers on sustainability, and the organization dedicates a percent of their revenue to nonprofits supporting communities experiencing poverty.

Sign up for the Bike to Work Day Business Challenge

Business leaders can earn recognition each time an employee pledges to ride in honor of Bike to Work Day on June 26, 2024. Join the Business Challenge and climb a public-facing leaderboard as your staff pledges to swap trips alone in their cars for rides on two wheels. To sign up, fill out the form and promote the program internally when rider registration opens on Monday, April 15. The more employees who sign up, the higher the business will rank on the Bike to Work Day Business Challenge leaderboard. At the end of the challenge, the top companies representing each size category will be recognized on social media and in a paid ad on the Denver Business Journal website. Reach out to with questions.

Get a head start on trying new transportation modes for the New Year

December is a great time for reflection!

As the last monthly challenge for 2023, reflect on how you got from point A to point B in 2023.

What opportunities are available to try new modes of transportation or to skip a solo-driving trip? Start new habits early by tracking at least eight non-solo driving trips in December on or the Commute Tracker app.

Track trips by carpool, bus, rail, biking, or walking to be eligible to win a set of USB rechargeable bike lights or a pair of Zulu wearable headphones.

DRCOG and The Blackbird Agency Announce Two MarCom Platinum Award Wins for Schoolpool Campaign

The Denver Regional Council of Governments and its partner The Blackbird Agency have captured two prestigious awards for their work on Schoolpool, a commuter program for families under DRCOG’s Way To Go banner. Together, Blackbird and DRCOG earned a MarCom PLATINUM Award for the Schoolpool BFFs Advertising Campaign, and another PLATINUM Award for the Radio Spot “BFFs.”

Way to Go Promotes Transportation Demand Management Week

Way to Go is actively participating in Transportation Demand Management Week from September 18-22, 2023, in partnership with the Association for Commuter Transportation. The initiative aims to raise awareness among officials and employers about the significance of investing in sustainable transportation options and reducing carbon footprints. Way to Go supports TDM Week by highlighting the Colorado Clean Commute Program, which educates businesses on how to earn tax credits of up to $125,000 for investing in cleaner commutes.

Regional Transportation District services is free for youth 19 and under

From Sept. 1, 2023 through Aug. 31, 2024, youth aged 19 and younger can ride Regional Transportation District services for free by presenting a valid student or government ID! Zero Fare for Youth encourages lifelong transit use through early exposure to, and use of, public transportation among a new generation of customers. Learn more about the benefits of Zero Fare for Youth!


More than 17,000 participate in Bike to Work Day 2023

Bike to Work Day 2023 is officially in the books! Thank you to event sponsors, 267 station organizers, 390 businesses and 17,981 riders for helping to reduce traffic congestion and improve the region’s air quality. Your commitment made this edition a truly special event. We can’t wait to see you in 2024 for Winter Bike to Work Day on Friday, February 9 and Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 26! While you wait for the next event, check out the Flickr album of the event.