All Roads Lead to Belleview Station
Situated at the transportation hub of south Denver — where the city meets the suburbs — Belleview Station is the premier transit oriented development (TOD) project in the Front Range and one of the top in the nation.
First and foremost, the site is co-located with the Belleview Station stop of the Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) light rail system, which includes 35 stations on five lines that serves approximately 60,000 daily passengers. The Belleview Station stop is at the intersection of the I-25 and I-225 light rail corridor lines.
The current light rail system reaches major metropolitan areas including Downtown, South Denver, University of Denver and the Denver Tech Center as well as hot-spots such as the Theater District, Convention Center, Sports Authority Field @ Mile High, the Pepsi Center/Elitch Gardens Amusement Park, Coors Field, 16th Street Mall, Union Station and Park Meadows Mall.
With the RTD’s $6.5 billion FasTracks, there is a plan to build out the area’s mass transit system, adding 122 miles of light rail transit along six new lines as well as expanding existing routes and the regional bus network. Most importantly, by 2016 FasTracks will complete the light rail line to Denver International Airport (DIA), providing direct access to DIA from Belleview Station. Direct lines or routes to destinations such as Boulder and Golden will follow shortly after that.
But light rail is only part of the story.
Belleview Station provides easy transit access to two of the region’s major highways — I-25 and I-225 — with an estimated traffic of more than 230,000 cars daily; major city streets such as Belleview Avenue and Quebec Street; the regional RTD bus system; and bicycle and pedestrian paths, including access to the popular Highline Canal trail.