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1:42 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

RTD update: late night light rail, tricky fares, new app

It's been nearly 20 years since light rail service began in Denver.  RTD's senior manager of Public Information Pauletta Tonilas took "D" Line to KUVO studios to give listeners an update on RTD news.

"It's hard to believe it's been 20 years, but we'll be celebrating that milestone next month (on Oct. 7)," said Tonilas.  "We carry 25 million light rail trips per year, and think how packed our trains are every morning and every afternoon."

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News
10:54 am
Wed May 14, 2014

5 Pts week: RTD Director Deadwyler talks construction

Credit www.rtd-fastracks.com

In an occasional report to the community, RTD Director for District B Barbara Deadwyler visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis."  She updated progress on I-225 corridor and Peoria Crossing (pictured).

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4:17 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Union Station opens: "a rider experience"

RTD general manager Phil Washington
Credit George Peck / KUVO

Before it closed permanently over the weekend, Denver's Market Street Station was at capacity.  But the mass transit passenger load is still growing through downtown Denver.  Everything came together at the right time to build an entirely new transit hub at Union Station.  "We're trying to enhance the rider experience," said Phil Washington, general manager of the Regional Transportation District.  The new underground concourse was gleaming.

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3:32 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Pena: still imaging a great city

Federico Pena at Union Station grand opening, interviewed by Steve Chavis, Victor Cooper
Credit George Peck / KUVO

At the grand opening of the Union Station Transit Center in Denver, former mayor Federico Pena visited the live KUVO broadcast booth.  "Now we're seeing the results of the hard work of thousands of entrepreneurs, citizens and risk-takers who believe in the vision," said Pena, who served as mayor of Denver from 1983 to 1991.  He was elected on the slogan "Imagine a Great City."

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