The Regional Transportation District has given initial approval to a scaled back plan to build a rail line from Denver to Longmont. The option keeps the Northwest rail line in the FastTracks plan, but modifies it to use both commuter rail and buses for rapid transit until there’s money to build a full rail line.
Colorado’s latest revenue forecast shows signs of growth and a slight uptick in the economy. The better than expected quarterly forecast means lawmakers will have nearly 150 million additional dollars to work with in next year’s budget.
The latest report from foreclosure monitoring firm Realty Trac shows nationwide, overall foreclosure activity dipped slightly in February. And the trend is similar in Colorado, with foreclosure auctions down by almost 7%.