Union Station: A sneak peek at the new downtown Denver transit hub
By David Hill
Apr 28, 2014
The $500-million Union Station redevelopment project in Denver is nearing completion.
The historic terminal, with its iconic "Travel by Train" sign, is being converted into a hotel, which opens in July.
Behind it is a brand-new train platform for Amtrak service and commuter rail, including a line to Denver International Airport that will begin service in 2016.
The platform is covered by a 500-foot-long canopy made of the same white fabric you see at DIA. There's also a large underground bus station opening in May that replaces the station at 16th and Market streets.
Support impartial journalism, music exploration and discovery with your monthly gift today.
Colorado Matters in Grand Junction
Join CPR for "Atlas of a Lost World," a conversation with author Craig Childs and Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner. Enjoy radio in the making at this special event in Grand Junction on Friday, July 13.