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									West Corridor                                                                           Appendix F
Final Environmental Impact Statement                                                    References

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Final Environmental Impact Statement                                                              References

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Gannett Fleming, Inc. 2002. West Corridor Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities Report. October.

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Final Environmental Impact Statement                                                        References

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About The Prairie Dog as A Keystone Species. Environmental Management 24(2):177-192.

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Rail Project. Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. July.

Meadow, Linda. Personal communication with Larry Engleman (Parsons). Safety consultant, Valley
Transit Authority, San Jose, California.

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Parsons. 2001a. End-of-Line Study. Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado.
November 20.

Parsons. 2001b. Lakewood Industrial Park and Cold Spring Park-n-Ride/Denver Federal Center.
Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. August 13.

Parsons. 2001c. Operations and Maintenance Facility Site Location Study. Prepared for Regional
Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. November 12.

Parsons. 2001d. Preliminary Definition of LRT Alignment Working Paper. Prepared for Regional
Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. December 21.

Parsons. 2001e. RTD West Corridor EIS/PE Early Action Sub Area Analyses End-Of-Line Station
Working Paper. Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. November.

Parsons. 2002a. 60% Preliminary Engineering Plans, West Corridor Light Rail Transit Project.
Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. November.
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Parsons. 2002b. An Intensive Historical Archaeological Survey Along the West Corridor Alternative
Route, Regional Transportation District, Denver and Jefferson Counties, Colorado. Draft. Prepared for
Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado.

Parsons. 2002c. An Inventory of Historic Structures Along the West Corridor Alternative Route,
Regional Transportation District, Denver and Jefferson Counties, Colorado. Draft. Prepared for
Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. August.

Parsons. 2002d. Bus Rapid Transit White Paper. Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver,
Colorado. April.

Parsons. 2002e. Construction Cost Estimate at 60% Preliminary Design, West Corridor Light Rail
Transit Project. Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. December.

Parsons. 2002f. Draft Phase I Environmental Assessment Update. Prepared for Regional Transportation
District, Denver, Colorado. January.

Parsons. 2002g. Lakewood Urban Center Master Plan. Prepared for Regional Transportation District,
Denver, Colorado. August.

Parsons. 2002h. RTD West Corridor EIS/PE Jefferson County End-Of-Line Site Selection Final Working
Paper. Prepared for Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado. October.

Parsons. 2002i. Transit Oriented Development Report for the West Corridor. Prepared for Regional
Transportation District, Denver, Colorado.

Parsons. 2002j. Westside Intermodal Center Study. Prepared for Regional Transportation District,
Denver, Colorado.

Parsons. 2000k. RTD West Corridor EIS/PE – Early Action Sub-Area Analysis End-of-Line Station
Working Paper. November 20.

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Parsons. 2003c. West Corridor EIS/PE – Master Drainage Plan. August.

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