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Longmont originalBuilding Denver's planned Northwest rail line could cost $1.4 billion, RTD study says
Denver Business Journal, Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Building a rail system serving Denver's northwest side, connecting Westminster to Boulder and Longmont, could cost up to $1.4 billion and draw 8,900 riders per day in 2035, according to preliminary results of a study by the Regional Transportation District and stakeholders representing communities along the route.

DIA's hotel,Commuter rail station construction at Denver International Airport. August 8, 2013 FasTracks station rapidly taking shape (Slideshow) (Video)
Denver Business Journal, Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Denver International Airport's new hotel and FasTracks train station, on the south side of the airport's Jeppesen Terminal, is no longer just a hole in the ground.

RTD chooses name for new bus service: FreeMetroRide
The Denver Post, Thursday, September 26, 2013
The newest free bus service in downtown Denver will be called the FreeMetroRide. RTD christened the name for the bus service this week. During the planning stage, the service was called the Downtown Denver Circulator.

Rendering of commuter rail train near 88th AvenueFasTracks' North Metro line draws four teams into bid competition
Denver Business Journal, Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Four teams are vying for the chance to design and build the FasTracks' 18.5 mile North Metro line from downtown's Denver Union Station to State Highway 7 north of Denver, according to RTD.

East Rail Line tours pushed to October DIA at night
The Denver Post, YourHub, Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Due to heavy rainfall and flooded work sites last week, the Regional Transportation District and Denver Transit Partners had to reschedule the first public bus tour of the East Rail Line in Aurora, which was originally set for Sept. 13.

Adams County starts making plans for future train stations
The Denver Post, Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Local cities are taking the first steps in planning for future train stations. Though a definitive timeline and funding availability remain in question, officials are still moving forward with plans for the new North Metro Line through Adams County. The 18.5-mile commuter rail line, part of the FasTracks program, will eventually feature eight train stations.

RTD offers bus tour of East Rail Line link from DIA to Union Station
The Denver Post, Wednesday, September 4, 2013
People curious about the progress of the construction of the East Rail Line from Denver Union Station and Denver International Airport can take tours of the project starting this month.

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