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.
Traffic could get much worse on Interstate 70 over the next few years. But that could change if Colorado were to be awarded the Olympic Games.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is in Colorado to announce a funding award of $1.03 billion for two planned light rail lines in Denver.
It could be three more weeks before Light Rail service returns to LoDo. That’s because RTD has torn up the tracks into Union Station as part of the redevelopment of the entire system.