Longmont City Council Considers Commuter Rail Options

Governing: When it comes down to what Longmont, Colo., might do to prod the Regional Transportation District to start funding and developing the long-delayed completion of a Northwest Rail line through Broomfield and Boulder County into Longmont, "all options are currently on the table," Mayor Brian Bagley says.

Bagley did not specifically detail any of those options, including what Longmont might do if the City Council decides the RTD is taking too long to get going on the Northwest Rail project, or if the agency puts off its currently estimated 2050 date or seeks to abandon the passenger rail project entirely and pursue other transit improvements into and through Boulder County.

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