RTD delivers design plans to Southeast Stakeholders
In a sign of progress for the Southeast Rail Extension, RTD staff delivered 65% advanced basic design plans of the 2.3-mile extension. Stakeholders, including the Colorado Department of Transportation, the City of Lone Tree, Coventry Development and the Rampart Range Metro District, will have a month to review the plans and make comments.
RTD staff meets with Southeast Rail Extension stakeholders
Partnerships focused on ways to make progress on FasTracks projects that still need to be completed will continue to be a priority for RTD in the year ahead. RTD is working with stakeholders of the Southeast Rail Extension on how to move forward with those projects in the best ways possible. Recently, RTD General Manager and CEO Phil Washington, RTD board members and staff met with community representatives along the Southeast light rail corridor to collaborate on ways to identify funding to complete the extension project.
Public meeting for Southeast Rail Extension ProjectHundreds participate in telephone town hall meeting
RTD held a public meeting for the Southeast Rail Extension on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lone Tree Recreation Center. RTD staff gave a presentation about this extension and an update on the project's Environmental Assessment process. The Power Point presentation is now available.
If you were unable to attend because of the weather, we will be holding another public meeting this spring. Please check back later to find out the exact date.
RTD Director Gary Lasater hosted a live, interactive telephone town hall on Thursday, November 7 at 6:15 p.m. Listen to the meeting or read a transcript of it.
Southeast Rail Extension Project Accepted into Federal Grant Process
The Southeast Rail Extension Project was accepted into the Project Development phase of the Federal New Starts Grant Funding process. Over the next two to three years, RTD will be required to submit additional information and be subject to further review with FTA.
Take a tour of the Southeast Rail ExtensionEngaging RTD's southeast area
Tour the alignment of the future Southeast Rail Extension without leaving your desk! RTD staff walked the route of the future extension and took pictures of where the three new stops will eventually go.
Castle Rock News Press, Thursday, July 25, 2013
RTD Director Gary Lasater, who represents District G (includes Lone Tree, Foxfield; portions of Aurora, Centennial and Parker; and portions of unincorporated Arapahoe and Douglas counties) writes about his recent town hall meeting in Parker.