June 17, 2013

Proposed Denver route puts U. of Colo. lab equipment at risk

AURORA, Colo. — A key half-segment of a Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) proposed light rail project, scheduled to open in 2016, is routed near the medical campus of University of Colorado (CU), Denver Post reported. Critics argue that it could adversely impact the highly sensitive equipment being used at the university and stall efforts to recruit new research facilities.

An RTD spokesperson told the paper that the agency is aware of CU’s concerns and will probably agree to a move. For the full story, click here.

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