Theatre District / Convention Center (RTD)

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Theater District/Convention Center
TheRide light rail station
Denver-convention-center-rtd.jpg
Station statistics
Address 1325 Stout St, Denver, CO
Coordinates 39°44′37″N 104°59′47″W / 39.743727°N 104.996341°W / 39.743727; -104.996341Coordinates: 39°44′37″N 104°59′47″W / 39.743727°N 104.996341°W / 39.743727; -104.996341
Connections TheRide buses
Other information
Opened November 28, 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Regional Transportation District
Fare zone A
Formerly Convention Center/Performing Arts
Services
Preceding station   RTD   Following station
toward 30th/Downing
D Line
F Line
toward Lincoln
H Line
toward Nine Mile

Theatre District/Convention Center is a RTD light rail station in the Downtown Denver, Colorado, United States. Operating as part of the D Line, F and H Lines, the station was opened on November 28, 2004, and is operated by the Regional Transportation District.[1] It is located on Stout Street, between Speer Boulevard and 14th Street, within the Colorado Convention Center and also close to the Denver Performing Arts Complex.

The station opened in 2004 to replace the 14th and Stout and 14th and California stations, which were used for southbound and northbound trips on the D Line, respectively. These original stations were opened with the rest of the Central Corridor in 1994. In addition, the station is two blocks from a connection with the free MallRide shuttle bus service on the 16th Street Mall.

Theatre District/Convention Center was one of the first stations on Denver's light rail system with a 4-car platform. As part of the FasTracks plan that was approved by voters in 2004, most light rail stations in Denver have been upgraded to 4-car platforms. From 2004 to 2009, the station was known as Convention Center/Performing Arts Station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hudson, Kris (December 7, 2004). "City unwraps expanded convention center". The Denver Post. p. B1.