Train Connecting Denver, Fort Collins, and Boulder In the Works
A train being built throughout the entire Front Range in Colorado is becoming more of a reality. Representative Joe Neguse announced that the Front Range Passenger Rail Project will be moving to the federal level for approval.
Representative Neguse announced that the Front Range Passenger Rail Project will now be a part of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Corridor ID Program.
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This means we should be excited because a train connecting Boulder, Denver, and Northern Colorado could be coming soon.
Colorado has done everything it can at a state level, and now the Front Range Passenger Rail is moving to a federal program that helps fund these transportation projects.
The project would be the transportation "spine" along the Front Range, with other multimodal systems east and west of the I-25 corridor integrated into Front Range Passenger Rail. - CDOT
The fact that Colorado has received federal money is a very good sign that this could become a reality.
What Is Next
The 173-mile project still has steps to take before it becomes a reality. The Front Range is expected to add 1.6 million new residents by 2050. The Front Range Passenger Rail Project is exciting and needed.
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