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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

An RTD light rail train (credit: CBS)

FasTracks To Get Federal Money

The Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks program will get federal money.

06/13/2011

The bridge on Sheridan Boulevard (credit: CBS)

Completion Of FasTracks Project Improves Sheridan Boulevard

All lanes of Sheridan Boulevard are now reopened and the ride is less bumpy thanks to FasTracks construction.

06/06/2011

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

RTD Offers First Look At Cars To Be Used On FasTracks Lines

The Regional Transportation District has offered a first look at the types of cars that will be used on some of the upcoming FasTracks lines.

05/24/2011

Chris Romer, left, and Michael Hancock, right

Denver’s Next Mayor Will Have Impact Beyond Denver

CBS4 political specialist Shaun Boyd talked to a mayor, a governor and former city council member who say the mayoral race impacts all of Colorado in some way.

05/10/2011

An RTD light rail train (credit: CBS)

FasTracks’ Northern Route Approved

The FasTracks transit project’s 18-mile North Metro rail line, from downtown Denver to 162nd Avenue in Thornton, has received the Federal Transit Administration’s nod of approval, the Regional Transportation District announced Wednesday.

05/05/2011

Light Rail (credit: CBS)

RTD Won’t Seek Tax Increase

The Denver-area mass-transit district has decided not to ask voters for a sales tax increase in November.

04/27/2011

Images from some of the television ads in the 2011 Denver mayor's race. Pictured are James Mejia, left, Chris Romer, center and Carol Boigon, right (credit: CBS)

Candidates Line Up For Tough Job — Denver Mayor

A $100 million budget deficit, a police department under scrutiny, an over-budget mass transportation project and the chance to work in the long shadow of one of the city’s most popular politicians.

04/09/2011

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