Photos: Stations of the R Line
Posted on 11.07.16
There are eight new light rail train stations along the R Line through Aurora. There are a total of 10 stations in Aurora when you include the existing Dayton and Nine Mile stations. Check out many of the stations on the R Line in this photo gallery.
Creating transit-oriented communities is more important than ever. RTD plays an important role in the implementation of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). A pedestrian-oriented environment that allows people to live, work, shop and play in places accessible by transit characterizes TOD. The primary benefits include:
- Reducing sprawl and protecting existing neighborhoods
- Reducing commute times and traffic congestions
- Improving environmental quality and open space preservation
- Encouraging pedestrian activity and discouraging automobile dependency
There are development opportunities around all eight of the new light rail train stations along the R Line.
Planning or development that occurs around a station is the responsibility of local jurisdictions and/or private developers. The city of Aurora is currently engaged in planning efforts around the R Line stations.
Train station amenities
All stations have standard amenities including:
- 2 high blocks (ADA train access)
- 3 canopy structures
- 2 windscreens
- 2 benches
- Trash cans
- Way-finding signage
- Original public art
See more about the R Line and its stations here.