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Where Do Denver’s Light Rail and Commuter Rail Lines Actually Go? More Places Than You Might Think. RTD’s B and G Lines featured image

Where Do Denver’s Light Rail and Commuter Rail Lines Actually Go? More Places Than You Might Think. RTD’s B and G Lines

Since RTD began building out Denver’s light rail and commuter rail lines, people have both praised and criticized them.  While Denver has one of the more expansive transit systems in the United States, metro Denver is also one of the more expansive urbanized areas, meaning that wide swaths of the Mile High City and surrounding suburbs […]

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Commuter Rail May Reach Brighton…..Someday.

In 2004, Denver voters approved FasTracks, bringing real rail transit to the entire Denver metro.  The lines, we were told, would connect all parts of the city, reaching as far as Boulder and Longmont.  Despite two new light rail lines, four new commuter rail lines, and a rapid bus transit line, this left residents of […]

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Where Do Denver’s Light Rail and Commuter Rail Lines Actually Go?  More Places Than You Might Think.  RTD’s A Line to DIA. featured image

Where Do Denver’s Light Rail and Commuter Rail Lines Actually Go? More Places Than You Might Think. RTD’s A Line to DIA.

Since RTD began building out Denver’s light rail and commuter rail lines, people have both praised and criticized them.  While Denver has one of the more expansive transit systems in the United States, metro Denver is also one of the more expansive urbanized areas, meaning that wide swaths of the Mile High City and surrounding suburbs […]

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RTD Will Be Adding Two New Stops To the B Line featured image

RTD Will Be Adding Two New Stops To the B Line

RTD has proposed a service change for the B commuter rail line.  The B Line opened in late October 2016, but currently only provides direct service from Union Station to Westminster at the 71st and Lowell Station.  Plans eventually call for the line to be extended to Boulder and Longmont. Looking at RTD’s system map above, […]

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Denver’s Next Train Could Run From Fort Collins to Pueblo featured image

Denver’s Next Train Could Run From Fort Collins to Pueblo

For a state not known for a love of passenger trains, Colorado has had a very good couple of years.  Ridership on the California Zephyr is up, the Ski Train to Winter Park is back, and Denver opened yet another light rail line just this past month.  Colorado’s next train might be going from Fort […]

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