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 Southwest 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 Southwest Rail Extension. Check it out here. Read more »
Connecting Denver and Highlands Ranch
The Southwest Light Rail Line opened in July 2000 as an 8.7 mile extension from I-25/Broadway to Mineral Avenue in Littleton. The Southwest Light Rail has five stations with nearly 2,600 parking spaces.
The Southwest Rail Extension will make the Southwest line even more successful by adding 2.5 miles of additional light rail and a 1,000 space Park-n-Ride at the end-of line station at C-470/Lucent Boulevard. The project includes:
An intermediate station, located near the southeast corner of the C-470/US 85 Interchange is also being considered as part of this current phase of study. This station is currently not a part of the FasTracks plan.
Want to see current photos, watch flyover videos of line, and read about the latest progress? Visit rtd-fastracks.com »
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