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.
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.
Police in Lakewood are searching for copper thieves that have targeted the FasTracks West Rail Line project.
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.
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.
The first light rail station on the West Rail Line opened to the public on Monday morning.
The first light rail station on the West Rail Line will open to the public on Monday.
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.
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.
A Denver man will sit with First Lady Michelle Obama for the president’s Thursday night’s speech to Congress.