Regional Transportation District (RTD) http://www.kunc.org en With A Nod To Days Gone By, Denver's Union Station Ready To Open http://www.kunc.org/post/nod-days-gone-denvers-union-station-ready-open <p>With the smell of fresh paint still in the air, workers scrambled to put the finishing touches on Denver’s restored Union Station before this weekend’s opening. That’s when the public will get its first look at the revived station and some of its shops and restaurants. A larger grand opening is planned for July 26<sup>th</sup>.</p><p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58769 at http://www.kunc.org With A Nod To Days Gone By, Denver's Union Station Ready To Open Watch This Helicopter Tour Of The Future Commuter Line To DIA http://www.kunc.org/post/watch-helicopter-tour-future-commuter-line-dia <p>Earlier we took a tour of the Regional Transportation District's forthcoming train to Denver International Airport <a href="http://kunc.org/post/take-construction-tour-rtds-rail-line-dia">from the ground</a>. Things look quite a bit different from the air.</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:21:16 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55627 at http://www.kunc.org Watch This Helicopter Tour Of The Future Commuter Line To DIA RTD Breaks Ground On New North Metro Rail Line http://www.kunc.org/post/rtd-breaks-ground-new-north-metro-rail-line <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks to an unsolicited funding bid in 2013 from&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rtd-fastracks.com/main_349" target="_blank">Regional Rail Partners</a>, cities like Thornton and </span>Northglenn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be linked to the entire </span>RTD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> system by 2018 instead of 2042.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:22:34 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54810 at http://www.kunc.org RTD Breaks Ground On New North Metro Rail Line Take A Construction Tour Of RTD's Rail Line To DIA http://www.kunc.org/post/take-construction-tour-rtds-rail-line-dia <p>Scheduled to open in 2016, construction continues on the 22.8 mile East Commuter Rail Line that will soon whisk riders from Denver’s Union Station to Denver International Airport. In some sections tracks are down, stations are taking shape, and power lines are hung.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:50:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel & Jim Hill 54359 at http://www.kunc.org Take A Construction Tour Of RTD's Rail Line To DIA Bus Rapid Transit May Be Best Bet For Northwest Commuter Corridor http://www.kunc.org/post/bus-rapid-transit-may-be-best-bet-northwest-commuter-corridor <p>In 2004, voters hoped to relieve traffic clogged roadways in Northern Colorado by approving the Northwest Rail Line. Eagerly anticipated by the city of Longmont, it now appears the 41 mile stretch of rail is decades away. In the interim, the <a href="http://www.rtd-fastracks.com/nams_8" target="_blank">Northwest Area Mobility Study</a> is exploring other options for traffic relief.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:11:32 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53753 at http://www.kunc.org Bus Rapid Transit May Be Best Bet For Northwest Commuter Corridor