Denver Union Station, the largest transportation redevelopment project in North America, is poised to become the Denver metroplitan region's transit hub with the addition of new light rail, commuter rail, and bus rapid transit lines over the next decade.
The Downtown Denver Partnership works closely with DUS project partners to ensure that this new neighborhood of Downtown Denver is developed in accordance of the vision, goals and principles of the Denver Union Station Master Plan. To view a slideshow of project renderings put together by Union Station Neighborhood Company, please click here.
Click here for the September 2010 construction update.
Upcoming Events & Public Meetings
Denver Union Station Project Authority (DUSPA) meets twice a month at the offices of Hogan & Hartson (1200 17th Street, Suite 1500). Upcoming meeting dates can be found here.
New ridership estimates for FasTracks twice earlier estimates
August 17, 2010 - The Denver Post
RTD has new estimates of future transit ridership for the unfunded FasTracks rail lines that show boardings will be about double what the agency predicted earlier on some of the corridors. The more robust ridership numbers, however, are coming too late for rail lines that lost out in an earlier bid for federal money. Estimated ridership was one of the factors that helped determine whether FasTracks lines met "cost-effectiveness" criteria that made them eligible for federal funds.
Feds put $424 million into FasTracks, Union Station
February 6, 2010 - The Denver Post
The announcement of a $304 million federal loan Friday gave the green light to the redevelopment of Union Station as a major Front Range transportation hub. After at least six years of planning, the loan, guaranteed by the city and county of Denver, will let the $480 million project begin. "Union Station is going to happen," said a gleeful Phil Washington, newly appointed general manager of the Regional Transportation District. "All the funding is now in place."