1. What is the Southwest Rail Extension?
The Southwest Rail Extension is a proposed 2.5-mile light rail extension from Mineral to C-470/Lucent Boulevard. It is adding on to the current Southwest Rail Light Rail line.
2. What has been decided on the Southwest Rail Extension Environmental Planning Phase?
No decisions have been made. The Planning Phase began in 2008.
3. What is the schedule and when can the public participate?
RTD will conduct extensive community outreach throughout the project. The Environmental Planning Phase began in 2008, The first public meeting was held on October 16, 2008, so please check back for updates and how you can get involved. After planning, the project will move into Final Design. No construction date has been set.
4. Are public meetings the only time the public can submit input?
No. Although the public meetings provide great opportunities to interact with the project team and become better informed about the project, public input also can be submitted in writing to Michelle Brier, Southwest Rail Extension Public Information Liaison, RTD FasTracks, 1560 Broadway #700, Denver, CO 80202, or via the project Web site.