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.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be in Denver on Monday to tour part of the FasTracks construction project.
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.
Two brothers were taken into custody for allegedly stealing copper from RTD Light Rail construction sites.
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.