FasTracks

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.

01/12/2012

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.

01/06/2012

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

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