Projects

Denver RTD does the PPP thing

Some big transit funding news out of Denver on Friday: the RTD, the metro Denver area’s transit agency, approved of a public-private partnership to help build three rail lines, including a connection between Denver and the distant Denver International Airport. The deal works like this: the consortium of private firms [continue reading]

Is there another way to tunnel?

There was an intriguing discussion on Thursday in the Construction Committee of the Metro Board of Directors involving different tunneling methods that could be used on the Westside Subway Extension and other Metro projects that may require tunneling such as the Downtown Regional Connector, the Crenshaw Line and a 710 [continue reading]

Mayors on board with 30/10 Initiative

I just wanted to circle back to this morning’s transportation headlines, which included this tidbit: The U.S. Conference of Mayors voted unanimously on Monday to support the 30/10 Initiative. Attentive readers will recall that 30/10 was conceived by L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and then later embraced by the Board of [continue reading]