March 27, 2013
Given that staff believes the proposal has technical merit, the agency plans to accelerate the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the North Metro project.
March 20, 2013
Each vehicle is equipped with a wheelchair lift and an ACTIA multiplex system with an ergonomic driver dash and the latest clean-diesel engine technology for near-zero emissions.
West Rail Line project named one of the most significant construction projects of 2012 by the Associated General Contractors of America.
March 4, 2013
After a competitive bidding process following an unsolicited proposal by Kiewit Infrastructure Co., the RTD board of directors awarded a contract to Kiewit in July 2012 to complete the full I-225 Rail Line by the end of 2015. The line will open in 2016 after about six months of testing.
February 26, 2013
Denver was recently ranked among the top 40 cities in the 2012 Urban Mobility report, released by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, based on hours of delay saved because of the use of public transit. The report also concluded that public transit saved 865 million hours of delay on U.S. roads.
February 21, 2013
The agency is installing 30 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in 17 locations and has trained 20 employees in CPR and the use of the AEDs. The training and AEDs are part of a larger effort by the two organizations to improve preparedness in the community.
January 28, 2013
The entry space on its FasTracks commuter-railcar will be increased by a foot to prevent wheelchairs from becoming stuck in the space as cars prepare to leave the station.
November 28, 2012
Agency planners visited elementary schools within blocks of one of its commuter and light rail lines to teach students how to safely cross rail intersections. They are also telling the public about the potential danger of newly energized overhead electrical lines that power the rail system.
October 31, 2012
Presented with Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence’s Timberline Award for its demonstration of a fact-based, systematic evaluation and improvement process, and organizational learning, including innovation that results in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of key processes.
September 12, 2012
Will provide final design services for the RTD's forthcoming 10.5-mile I-225 light rail line, part of the region's ongoing FasTracks System.
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