Boulder: BRT Becomes Priority for Northwest Line

Bus rapid transit (BRT) and not rail, is moving to the top of RTD’s priority list for the Northwest Corridor. RTD’s Board of Directors adopted the recommendations of the Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS), a collaborative effort with northwest area governments and transportation partners to achieve consensus on a set of recommendations to improve mobilityContinue reading “Boulder: BRT Becomes Priority for Northwest Line”

Longmont Council Discusses Transportation

The Longmont City Council discussed the latest studies regarding FasTracks and the proposed Northwest rail line — and were disappointed with what they learned. By a 6-0 vote  (Gabe Santos was absent), the Council asked its legal staff to study whether Longmont can put its FasTracks sales tax funds into an escrow account until it getsContinue reading “Longmont Council Discusses Transportation”

Boulder County RTD to Conduct Study

RTD announced it will conduct a $2 million study to evaluate mobility options in the northwest Denver-Boulder metropolitan area, including a potential extension of the North Line to Longmont and bus rapid transit (BRT) opportunities. The Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS) is designed to develop consensus among the agency, the Colorado Department of Transportation andContinue reading “Boulder County RTD to Conduct Study”