April 8, 2014
Presenting its Recognition Awards for 2014 to MBTA’s Dr. Beverly Scott as Woman of the Year; Jeannie Lee, project manager, OCTA, as Member of the Year; Claudia Folska, PhD, Denver RTD board of directors, the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award, and the FTA as Employer of the Year.
April 3, 2014
Will significantly enhance agency’s investigative efficiency by automatically offloading these video recordings and integrating them with various other video and audio sources to create a unified event timeline.
March 26, 2014
The North Metro Rail Line, a commuter rail service, is expected to open in 2018.
November 6, 2013
Recommended that its board of directors move forward with a proposal from Graham, Balfour Beatty, Hamon Constructors to design and build the North Metro Rail Line to 124th Avenue. The proposal commits to completing construction of the line to 124th by January 2018.
October 25, 2013
Company will build up to 192 diesel 60-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses. This is the first time the company will build buses for RTD.
October 8, 2013
The study team led by HNTB was contracted by RTD to provide an objective analysis of transit options for the northwest area which include commuter rail and bus rapid transit.
September 25, 2013
Competing teams are Bechtel/Herzog joint venture; Graham Contracting Ltd., Balfour Beatty, Hamon Contractors; North Metro Transit Solutions, a Kiewit/Stacy and Witbeck joint venture; and URS Energy and Construction Inc.
September 20, 2013
The GPS-based system will provide audio and visual stop announcements inside the Denver Regional Transportation District’s nearly 1,000 buses and broadcast route and destination information outside the buses when the doors open at bus stops.
August 23, 2013
The three lines are the East Rail Line to Denver International Airport, the Gold Line to Arvada and Wheat Ridge, and the first segment of the Northwest Rail Line to south Westminster.
August 7, 2013
Innovative projects will teach riders, drivers and pedestrians around the country some valuable lessons on interacting safely with transit tracks.
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