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First commuter rail cars moving on East Rail Line
DENVER, April 2, 2015 -- The first two electric commuter rail cars that will operate on the East Rail Line are going to be pulled out along the new tracks from Union Station to Denver International Airport. This kicks off a year-long schedule of testing and commissioning prior to opening in 2016.

RTD and partners "stand up for transportation" with unity parade and rally
DENVER, April 3, 2015 -- The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its transportation partners will mark Stand Up for Transportation Day on April 9 with a united, visible show of support for long-term federal transportation funding.

RTD Board names Dave Genova Interim General Manager
Denver, April 9, 2015 -- The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors has officially named David Genova Interim General Manager, following the announced departure of outgoing General Manager Phillip A. Washington. Washington, who submitted his resignation in March 2015, will officially leave his RTD post on April 15 to assume the helm of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan
Transportation Authority (LA Metro).

RTD and regional partners stand up for transportation
Denver, April 9, 2015 -- Nearly 400 people turned out April 9 to join the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its many partners for a unity parade and rally as a part of "Stand Up 4 Transportation Day"-a national day of advocacy to create awareness and support for long-term, sustainable transportation funding.

RTD marks progress on its Aurora Lne/I-225 Rail project
Aurora, Colo., April 30, 2015 -- The Regional Transportation District (RTD) commemorated progress on its latest light rail construction project. The I-225 Rail Line is nearly 60 percent complete and the project team hosted the "Connecting Aurora Through Rail -- Celebrating Progress" event to mark this milestone.

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