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.
The newly redesigned Union Station transportation center doesn’t open to the public for several weeks, but officials on Friday gave members of the media a tour of the facility.
From work at the Twin Tunnels to apartment buildings going up all over the Denver metro area, construction is booming in Colorado, and demand for construction workers could be out-stripping the supply.
Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.
RTD broke ground on the new North Metro Rail Line for the latest phase of FasTracks on Thursday.
Amtrak service returned to Denver’s Union Station at the end of February, but it will soon be much more than just a transportation hub. Organizers announced Thursday that the station will have eight new restaurants and stores opening in July.
On Monday Colorado leaders will make their pitch to party leaders in person to try to attract the 2016 Republican National Convention to Denver.
Amtrak service has returned to Union Station and developers hope the site will eventually be a transportation hub for the entire region.
Friday was moving day for Amtrak as the passenger railway resumed operations in Denver’s Union Station.
Amtrak’s California Zephyr is resuming service to Denver Union Station after a three-year absence and a nearly $500 million renovation of the historic Denver rail hub.