With the excitement that surrounded Denver Union Station’s grand opening over the weekend, people who don’t normally use public transportation may be taking a second look at the option.
Federal Boulevard has a week of closures between 56th and 60th avenues while crews work on the Gold Line as part of the Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks project.
The Union Station redevelopment in Denver is being watched by transportation developers around the nation and around the world for its contemporary design and emphasis on commuter-friendly transit.
RTD broke ground on the new North Metro Rail Line for the latest phase of FasTracks on Thursday.
Voters overwhelmingly approved a huge expansion of light rail in the Denver metro area in 2004. Nine years after FasTracks was approved the West Line started running.