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2012 Archived Media Stories

December News Stories
There's a plan out to boost the financially troubled FasTracks; Art set to brighten up rail stations; Denver's next big secret could be Sun Valley; Thornton official: RTD's north corridor should display rail cars; First peek at DIA transit development plan; Arvada, Westminster boost budgets for proposed light-rail stations.

DIA at nightNovember News Stories
Renovation of Denver's historic Union Station begins; RTD Commuter Rail Line To DIA On Schedule, Budget; RTD warns of West Rail Line hazards; Denver road closes: 40th Avenue makeover starts; Eagle P3 FasTracks project glides toward start of construction; A sneak peek at RTD's FasTracks Eagle trains.

October News Stories
RTD FasTracks presented with Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence's Timberline Award; U.S. Builds on Public-Private Partnership Model From Canada, UK; RTD to produce $300M plan for FasTracks; RTD educating students ahead of new light rail opening; DUS transforms; Yale Avenue bridge re-opens ahead of schedule.

September News Stories
U.S. 36 closes overnight for bridge work; Denver Union Station remodel clears federal hurdle; Lakewood proposes improvements ahead of light rail's arrival; FasTracks moves ahead with property acquisition; RTD wants citizen members for FasTracks advisory board.

August News Stories
RTD defends FasTracks spending; Denver city officials select a site for a light-rail stop along Peña Boulevard; Progress is being made at Denver Union Station; RTD gets a new board member.

July News Stories
RTD GM Phil Washington honored at the White House; RTD recommends Kiewit's I-225 proposal; the RTD Board approves Kiewit's I-225 proposal and construction begins on US36.

June News Stories
Final phase of West Rail construction begins; First segment of Northwest Rail construction begins; Second offer emerges to build I-225 light rail line; RTD wraps up telephone town halls; A Bus Rapid Transit bus goes on display in the Denver metro area; and detours begin at DIA to make wait for the rail line to the airport.

May News Stories
Aurora mayor proposes tax to get I-225 light rail line built; RTD announces that the West Rail Line is opening early; the Denver Union Station light rail plaza opens and the Yale bridge comes down to make way for the I-225 light rail line.

April News Stories
RTD Board decides not to go for a tax vote; RTD deems Kiewit's unsolicited proposal for I-225 "worthy"; Broadway/Brighton girder gets put in place for the East rail line; CDOT awards contract to widen I-225 and make way for light rail and work begins on Table Mesa pedestrian bridge.

March News Stories
RTD staff recommends hybrid plan for Northwest area; Kiewit makes unsolicited bid for I-225 Rail Line and testing begins for the West Rail Line.

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