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June 14, 2011

Denver RTD awarded federal workforce development grant

The $486,465 FTA grant will foster a partnership between RTD, Community College of Denver, Urban League of Metropolitan Denver and Denver Transit Partners to create and retain living wage careers in the transit and construction industries, as well as provide local residents with skills development training, jobs and career pathways to work in these industries.


May 23, 2011

Denver RTD unveils new commuter rail mock-up

This passenger train, much different than RTD’s current light rail vehicle, will be used on the East Rail Line to Denver International Airport (DIA), the Gold Line to Arvada-Wheat Ridge and a segment of the Northwest Rail Line to Westminster. These new 36 miles of FasTracks lines are under contract and early construction activity is underway.


June 17, 2010

PPP tapped to build, operate Denver commuter rail project

Denver Transit Partners’ proposal is $300M lower than RTD’s budget estimate and it plans to open the line to the airport by January 2016, 11 months ahead of RTD’s deadline.


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