Denver

How Denver Leaders Pulled Off a Public Transit Miracle

Voters agreed to tax themselves for a commuter rail network. Then a budget shortfall almost doomed the whole project. Now it's on track to completion.

DENVER-The city's light rail system, FasTracks, is slated to be complete by 2018. Voters agreed to a tax increase to finance it in 2004. Photo by Fawn Johnson/National Journal.
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