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Denver Regional Transportation District

June 26, 2019, 1pm PDT
Denver voters have a chance in November to enact a bureaucratic change that could have a big impact on how the city plans and operates its transportation infrastructure.
The Denver Post
April 26, 2019, 8am PDT
A new commuter line is open today in Denver, after facing challenges and delays that continue to plague other previously opened rail lines in the region.
The Denver Post
February 4, 2019, 1pm PST
Linking Uber and transit is an attempt to bridge the first-and-last-mile issue for Denver users.
Curbed
December 3, 2018, 10am PST
The Federal Railroad Administration is threatening to revoke the waiver that allows the A-Line to operate with flaggers at grade crossings unless the Regional Transit District presents a plan by mid-month to fix the crossing gate problems.
The Denver Post
October 1, 2018, 7am PDT
A new initiative will provide access to the city’s shared mobility services to get commuters to find alternatives to driving alone.
The Denver Post
September 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
Seemingly esoteric matters of crossing safety and gate activation times are presenting a major obstacle for RTD's commuter rail expansion projects in the Denver area.
The Denver Post
April 10, 2017, 9am PDT
In a region with a full calendar of transit construction projects and high hopes for a positive stream of news, a premier and historic project has not gone as smoothly as hoped.
The Denver Post
November 28, 2016, 11am PST
Recent problems on the commuter rail operations contracted out by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Denver's Regional Transportation District caught the eye of Governing's transportation and infrastructure reporter.
Governing
November 9, 2016, 8am PST
The problems caused by crossing gates for the new A and B Lines are so serious that the Federal Railroad Administration had threatened to close both lines on Nov. 5. They granted the Regional Transit District a 90-day waiver.
Regional Transportation District
July 9, 2016, 7am PDT
Few cities in recent years have broadcast as many headlining transit investments as Denver. The renovation of a station handling 15,000 passengers a day is the latest.
The Denver Post
May 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
A light rail line into the southeastern suburbs of Denver is getting 2.3 miles of new track.
The Denver Post
March 13, 2015, 1pm PDT
Phillip Washington will leave his role as CEO of the Denver Regional Transportation District to take the same position at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Los Angeles Daily News