Regional Transportation District (RTD)


Sat July 12, 2014
Union Station

With A Nod To Days Gone By, Denver's Union Station Ready To Open

Denver's Union Station.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

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 26th.

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Mon April 21, 2014

Watch This Helicopter Tour Of The Future Commuter Line To DIA

Screencap from the East Rail Line flyover, pictured is the new platform at Union Station (in the right corner). Toward the upper right, you can see Coors Field.
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Thu March 20, 2014

RTD Breaks Ground On New North Metro Rail Line

RTD officals and local leaders peform a ceremonial "spike-pull" commemorating the groundbreaking for the North Metro Rail Line.


Fri February 28, 2014

Take A Construction Tour Of RTD's Rail Line To DIA

The distinctive peaks of the Jeppesen Terminal rise behind the construction underway on the new hotel and train station at Denver International Airport.
Jim Hill KUNC

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.

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Thu January 30, 2014

Bus Rapid Transit May Be Best Bet For Northwest Commuter Corridor

Community members gather for a meeting to discuss the Northwest Area Mobility Study in Longmont.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

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 Northwest Area Mobility Study is exploring other options for traffic relief.

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