FasTracks

An image from an RTD Board meeting on March 5, 2012. (credit: CBS)

RTD Considers New Northwest Rail-Bus Alternative

After complaints from commuters to the northwest, there’s now a new plan on the table to keep commuter trains heading northwest as part of RTD’s FasTracks plan.

03/06/2012

Light Rail (credit: CBS)

Voters Frustrated Over Plans To Scrap Northbound FasTracks Rail Expansion

Frustration is growing as RTD considers major changes to the FasTracks rail expansion. Since 2005, taxpayers have been paying for a rail line they may never get.

03/02/2012

A drawing of a  FasTracks rail car (credit: CBS)

Northwest Neighbors Gather Signatures For Rail Line Plan

A group of residents from the north side of the Denver metro area wants to make sure they get the commuter rail they have been promised.

03/02/2012

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Transportation Secretary LaHood To Check Out FasTracks Progress

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be in Denver on Monday to tour part of the FasTracks construction project.

02/06/2012

(credit: rtd-denver.com)

Latest Construction Cost Estimate For FasTracks: $7.8 Billion

The latest construction-cost estimate for the Denver area’s FasTracks transit project is out, and it’s $7.8 billion, up from $6.9 billion in last year’s estimate by the Regional Transportation District.

01/19/2012

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Light Rail Copper Thefts Could Be Deadly

Two brothers were taken into custody for allegedly stealing copper from RTD Light Rail construction sites.

01/18/2012

Frankie Reynolds and Steven Anthony Reynolds (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Brothers Arrested For Stealing Copper Worth $96,500 From RTD

Authorities in Jefferson County on Friday arrested two brothers for stealing copper wiring from a construction site for the Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks light rail system.

01/17/2012

A drawing of a  FasTracks rail car (credit: CBS)

RTD Eyes No-Build Option For Fastracks’ NW Rail Line

The estimated cost of building the Northwest rail line of the FasTracks transit project by 2024 has nearly doubled to $1.714 billion, and the Regional Transportation District is now exploring the possibility of not building the line.

01/12/2012

CBS4's Mike Hooker holds a piece of severed copper line after thieves targeted the FasTracks project (credit: CBS)

Copper Thieves Target FasTracks Project

Police in Lakewood are searching for copper thieves that have targeted the FasTracks West Rail Line project.

01/06/2012

The light rail station at Colorado (credit: CBS)

FasTracks Developments Get $4.5M Fed Grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development gave future metro Denver development projects along the Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks transit lines a boost with Tuesday’s announcement of a $4.5 million grant.

11/23/2011

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