FasTracks is a multi-billion dollar transit expansion plan to build 122 miles of new commuter rail and light rail and 18 miles of bus rapid transit throughout the Denver metro area.
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The project managers for the Southeast Rail Extension gave an update on the project at the FasTracks Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) mobile quarterly meeting on March 20, 2013. Read more »
RTD FasTracks prepared a video flyover of the Southeast Rail Extension. Check it out here. Watch the video »
Connecting Denver and Lone Tree
The Southeast Rail Line includes 19.1 miles of the popular RTD light rail system. It extends from I-25/Broadway to Lincoln Avenue in Douglas County, with an additional connection along I-225 from I-25 to Parker Road. The Southeast Rail Line Extension will make the Southeast line even more successful than it is today. The current plan is to extend light rail transit service to the new RidgeGate Parkway Interchange by providing the following:
On March 8, 2011 the RTD Board of Directors approved the 2011 FasTracks Financial Plan. Included in the plan is $305 million in short-term funding for the projects not yet in construction or under contract. This includes the use of $9 million for the Southeast Rail Extension for final design and advanced environmental work. RTD will also seek federal funding for the project.
Want to see current photos, watch flyover videos of line, and read about the latest progress? Visit rtd-fastracks.com »