FasTracks

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

Interstate 70 (credit: CBS)

Improvements Could Be In Line For Interstate 70 If Colorado Were Chosen To Host Olympics

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.

09/04/2011

A drawing of a  FasTracks rail car (credit: CBS)

RTD Gets More Than $1 Billion To Help Pay For FasTracks

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is in Colorado to announce a funding award of $1.03 billion for two planned light rail lines in Denver.

08/31/2011

Crews discuss construction near Union Station as part of the redevelopment project. (credit: CBS)

Light Rail Construction Part Of Union Station Makeover

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.

07/29/2011

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