At a Glance
FasTracks is RTD’s 2004 voter-approved plan to expand transit across the Denver metro region.
ELEMENTS OF FASTRACKS
- 122 miles of new light rail and commuter rail
- 18 miles of Bus Rapid Transit
- 57 new transit stations
- Enhanced bus/rail connections with convenient timed transfers
- 31 new Park-n-Rides
- 21,000 new parking spaces at bus and rail stations
Enhanced bus network
- FastConnects improves suburb-to-suburb bus travel
- New bus routes and route adjustments provide convenient connections
- Enhancements improve passenger safety, convenience and transit use
- More security measures at stations
- More shelters and information at stations and Park-n-Rides
- West Rail Line (W Line) opened
- Union Station Bus Concourse opened
- Free MetroRide opened
- U.S. 36 Bus Rapid Transit service opened January 3, 2016
- East Rail Line, known as the University of Colorado A Line, to Denver International Airport opened April 22
- Northwest Rail Line, known as the B Line, segment one to Westminster opened July 25
- I-225 Rail Line, the R Line, through Aurora opened on February 24, 2017
- The G Line, or Gold Line, to Wheat Ridge opened on April 26, 2019.
- The E, F, and R extension, also known as the Southeast Rail Extension, opened on May 17, 2019.
- Central Extension
- Southwest Extension
- Northwest Rail to Longmont
FasTracks Is Good For The Economy
- $5.5 billion has been invested or committed to date across the region.
- Every $1 invested in transit infrastructure translates into a $4 dollar return over 20 years.
- Creation of 15,000 direct full-time jobs since 2005.
Updated August 2019