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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

An RTD light rail train (credit: CBS)

RTD Says No To Outside FasTracks Proposal

RTD has said “no thanks” to an unsolicited proposal from a consortium of engineering and construction companies to build the $904 million North Metro portion of the FasTracks rail project.

11/10/2011

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Station On West Light Rail Line Opens

The first light rail station on the West Rail Line opened to the public on Monday morning.

10/31/2011

The Auraria West light rail station (credit: CBS)

First Station On West Light Rail Line To Open Monday

The first light rail station on the West Rail Line will open to the public on Monday.

10/30/2011

An RTD light rail train (credit: CBS)

RTD Gets Offer To Build North FasTracks Line

The Regional Transportation District has received a “confidential, unsolicited proposal regarding the North Metro corridor” of FasTracks, Phil Washington, RTD’s general manager, said Tuesday via email.

09/28/2011

Light Rail (credit: CBS)

RTD’s Fare Cards Delayed At Least 9 Months

A highly touted fare card system that Denver-area transportation officials hoped would collect ridership data and help set fare pricing has been delayed at least nine months.

09/18/2011

Kirk Bergstrom's family (credit: RTD)

Denver Man To Sit With First Lady For Job Speech

A Denver man will sit with First Lady Michelle Obama for the president’s Thursday night’s speech to Congress.

09/08/2011

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