The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is the public bus and light rail system for the Denver Metropolitan area. RTD has more than 170 bus routes, 9 rail lines, and many specialty services.
More Information on RTD Services
All RTD buses and rail vehicles are accessible for mobility aids. Bus and rail operators are trained to assist passengers with disabilities boarding or exiting the vehicle. More information is available HERE.
- An RTD bus stop is located adjacent to the grounds of Ball Arena at 9th Street and Auraria Parkway and is served by multiple bus routes.
For an updated RTD bus route schedule, call 303.299.6000 or visit HERE
- The MallRide provides FREE shuttle service on the 16th Street Mall. The Mall extends approximately two miles and accesses both northbound and southbound light rail service at Union Station and the 16th Street Mall.
- Light Rail
- The Ball Arena/Elitch Gardens stop is served by multiple light rail lines. C Line from the Littleton/Mineral Light Rail Station and E Line from the Lincoln Light Rail Station provide light rail service to the historic Union Station in LoDo with a stop at Ball Arena/Elitch Gardens. D Line from Littleton/Mineral Light Rail Station, F Line from Lincoln Light Rail Station and H Line from the Nine Mile Light Rail Station provide light rail service to 16th/California in Downtown Denver.
For a Light Rail Map please visit HERE. For a Light Rail schedule please visit HERE.
Ball Arena is accessible by the multi-use Cherry Creek Trail, and shared-use sidewalk on Auraria Parkway. CLICK HERE To view Denver’s Bike Map.
There are three bicycle racks located on Ball Arena grounds: one outside the East Atrium, one outside the Grand Atrium and one in Toyota 4Runner Lot South.
Rideshare Pickup Zone
Rideshare drop-off and pick-up available along Auraria Parkway between 9th and 11th Street ONLY.
ADA/Accessible Rideshare drop-off and pick-up available at the roundabout on 9th Street.