The Denver area is celebrating the opening of the latest spur in its light rail system.
The light rail line from Union Station to the Jefferson County government buildings will begin carrying passengers on Friday.
Regional Transportation District’s new west light rail line begins service Friday, but not without a safety concern.
The Regional Transportation District announced light rail service will be suspended on Saturday and Sunday due to construction.
RTD opens the 12.1-mile, $707 million “W” light-rail line from downtown Denver to Golden on April 26, and it’s expected to be a game-changer in several ways.
Light rail cars were seen along the West Rail Line in Lakewood on Thursday morning.
Light rail service was disrupted for more than an hour Wednesday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train.
There was another milestone for light rail in the metro area on Friday as the Regional Transportation District broke ground on the final stage of the Interstate 225 line through Aurora.
The makeover continues at Union Station which includes replacing old office space with a hotel and restaurant.
CBS4’s Joel Hillan talked with RTD about their plans to get new buses for the 16th Street Mall and to speed up the launch of the North Metro Rail Line.