DENVER (CBS4) – The Regional Transportation District board unanimously approved the FasTracks plan for the northwest metro area on Monday.

The hybrid plan would build a commuter trail from Denver’s Union Station to Church Ranch Boulevard. Buses would take passengers the rest of the way to Longmont.

The plan is met with controversy because it could come with a tax hike to speed up rail construction to Longmont.

Before tax payers have their say in November the Denver Regional Council of Governments must approve the plan.

Comments (2)
  1. jack says:

    I hope that the RTD board realizes they have a tough up hill battle to convince those in Longmont that another tax hike will help get the lite rail there faster.
    How can the RTD be trusted with their figures when the same pin heads are there that caused this fiasco in the first place.

  2. Bryan says:

    Why have the tax to build the rail to Longmont when the trains are only going to Church Ranch and buses would do the rest. This does not make since. My vote is: NO on the grounds that it does NOT make sence.