User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-Regional
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Rail
Last updated: Oct 08 2019 05:31 IST RSS 2.0
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I-70 project in Denver wins key approval, but delays still loom 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Union Pacific Railroad has signed off on the final design for a major new rail bridge over Interstate 70, ending a long-running dispute that has delayed the Denver highway expansion project by several months.
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RTD looks to “reimagine” service in a fast-changing Denver metro transportation landscape 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As it battles a steady ridership decline amid a fast-evolving transportation landscape, RTD is set to roll out an initiative that aims to get more people onto its buses and trains -- or whatever yet-to-be-dreamed-up modes of transport may be heading our way.
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CDOT sets its sights on I-25 in central Denver for major construction 29.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
A series of projects on Interstate 25 would rip open all or parts of the freeway from Alameda Avenue to 20th Street in Central Denver. Projects costing upward of $500 million could improve nearby roads and transit as well as the highway itself.
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With nearly two dozen”shortline” railroads across the country, Denver’s OmniTRAX has quickly become a major player 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Tucked away in a Cherry Creek office building, in a neighborhood of financial firms and high-end retailers, is the headquarters of one of the country's largest privately-held railroads.
Light rail lines experiencing minor delays after police activity at Denver Millennium Bridge 26.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The delays are impacting the C, E and W lines. 
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RTD’s N-Line to Commerce City, Thornton delayed until at least mid-2020 25.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The N-Line commuter train serving Denver's northern suburbs will not open to passengers until at least May of next year -- if not later, RTD announced this week. 
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Heavy delays on eastbound I-70 at Georgetown after semitrailer catches fire 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed Saturday afternoon at Georgetown due to a semitrailer fire, the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted. The right lane remains closed, while the other lanes have since reopened. Drivers can expect heavy delays, transportation officials said. The fire initially closed both sides of the interstate as smoked crossed the […]
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Southbound I-25 closed through Thornton because of a fuel spill 10.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A truck accident and fuel spill have forced police to close a section of I-25 through Thornton.
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New Rocky Flats soil readings expected by month’s end 10.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The state expects to receive readings on additional soil samples taken from Rocky Flats' eastern fence line, where an elevated level of plutonium was recently reported, by the end of September.
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RTD unveils new way to buy tickets for Denver metro buses and trains 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Riders on metro Denver's buses and trains gained another option to buy tickets Monday as RTD became one of the first agencies to sign up with the popular Transit app.
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What about the rails? 9.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A recent Amtrak journey conjures visions of functional rail transportation in the U.S.
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Letters: Trump is no environmentalist; Adding to the suffering; Caldara is off track (9/6/19) 6.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Trump is no environmentalist Re: “Rebutting accusations about my position on public lands,” Sept. 1 commentary William Perry Pendley may be the only one to believe his commentary. A “legend in his own mind” for sure. To imply that President Donald Trump is an environmentalist is ridiculous. Latest travesty? Electric bikes in national parks! Seriously? […]
Letters: Exposing abuse in the Boy Scouts of America (8/11/19) 11.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Exposing abuse in the Boy Scouts of America Re: “Victims become vocal,” Aug. 4 news story
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Colorado transportation leaders are banking on buses and trains as population surges 5.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The addition of new Bustang routes is just one transit expansion strategy emerging in the early days of Gov. Jared Polis' administration as CDOT looks more seriously at alternatives to road widening.
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Carroll: One root cause of the RTD ridership slide — convenience — isn’t going anywhere 3.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
RTD officials are justifiably pleased that their train to the airport continues to expand ridership -- so much so that a recent Denver Post article credited the airport line, along with Uber and Lyft, with “helping to upend ground transportation” at DIA.
Letters: Cost of adding rail lines north not warranted; No on Referendum CC; Time for Colorado to ban cat declawing statewide (7/29/19) 29.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Cost of adding rail lines north not warranted Re: “RTD’s eyes turn north,” July 10 news story RTD’s plan to expand its rail system north is filled with many obstacles and devoid of reality. The massive cost of building this system for the relatively few riders it will accommodate is just unrealistic. Currently, RTD does […]
Westbound I-70 outside Glenwood Springs open to traffic as crews clean up mudslide 27.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Crews continue to clean up mud and debris in the right lane and shoulder.
Letters: Insight into RTD’s drop in riders (7/19/19) 21.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Insight into RTD’s drop in riders Re: “Light-rail riders drop 13.7 percent,” July 13 news story
Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of July 15-21 21.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Uber, Lyft and the A-Line train have changed the game at DIA — shelving plans for more airport parking 21.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rise of alternatives has upended ground transportation at Denver International Airport, with ride-sharing services, the 3-year-old commuter rail line and competing lots reducing on-site parking usage.
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