Despite several challenges RTD is doing very well. “Our finances are good, our budget is good,” said general manager Dave Genova.
The 12.5-mile line to Thornton was supposed to open early next year. RTD now estimates a late 2019 opening.
Arvada Mayor Marc Williams implored his impatient constituents to write Gov. Hickenlooper and the PUC demanding they let the train line open.
The two lines, which opened in 2016, have had significant technical issues with crossing arms that come down too early and stay down too late.
There's a rare and remote school near the Colorado-New Mexico border: the Cumbres & Toltec engineer and fireman school.
- The Coloradoan points out that an Amtrak route between the two cities would be much cheaper than a new high-speed commuter rail line.Read more