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.


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.



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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.





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