The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors has adopted a $1.2 billion budget for 2021. The largest part is a $629 million operating plan, down 14% from this year.
Debra A. Johnson officially began work this week as CEO and General Manager of Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD). She is the first woman in the agency’s 51-year history to take on the role—responsible for budget, capital projects and service delivery of commuter rail, light rail and bus options across the Denver metro region.
Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) inaugurated the 13-mile Phase 1 section of its 18.5-mile North Metro Rail (N Line) commuter railway on Sept. 21. The line connects Denver Union Station via Commerce City and Northglenn to 124th Avenue in Thornton, and offers an end-to-end trip time of 29 minutes. The north-south line also features five stations and 2,480 dedicated park-and-ride spaces along the route, as well as the two-mile Skyway Bridge, the longest bridge in Colorado.
Denver’s Regional Transit District (RTD) will open the first 13 miles of N Line (North Metro Rail Line) commuter rail service Sept. 21. The electrified line links Denver’s Union Station with Commerce City, Thornton and Northglenn, and includes six new stations.
Bentley’s ProjectWise document management system allowed the Fluor/HDR design team and its 38 external teaming partners on the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) Eagle P3 commuter rail project to work as a single entity, saving about $3 million and enabling on-time project delivery.
The Denver, Colo. Regional Transportation District (RTD), host of the Railway Age/RT&S 2017 Light Rail Conference and Rail Transit Finance Forum, will launch its R Line on Feb. 24, offering light rail service to Aurora, Colo.
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) on July 25, 2016 officially completed and opened the Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project B Line. The electrified six-mile line links Denver’s Downtown Union Station Transit Center to Westminster Station on the Denver-Boulder corridor.
Denver’s Eagle P3 is one of several major U.S. rail transit initiatives to use a public-private partnership (PPP) approach for an FDBOM (finance, design, build, operate and maintain) project.
Wabtec Corporation has signed a $27 million contract with Regional Rail Partners to provide Phase I signaling and communications systems, including Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment, for the new North Metro Rail Line in Denver, the company announced Nov. 9, 2015. The line will eventually be integrated into Regional Transit District (RTD) commuter rail services.
Denver’s Regional Transit District (RTD) and Metro Transit in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul have exercised options worth a combined $132.1 million for 34 additional Siemens light rail vehicles.