RTD FasTracks HomeRTD FasTracks Connecting Communities
    
Find RTD FasTracks on Facebook Follow RTD FasTracks on Twitter RTD FasTracks on YouTube
RTD FasTracks News
Contact FasTracks
Calendar
Printable Version Printable Version

RTD Art-n-Transit

You're probably familiar with art walks. But in metro Denver, you can take an "art ride."

Thanks to RTD's Art-n-Transit program, you can currently enjoy an eclectic array of public art pieces at more than 45 light rail stations and bus terminals throughout the metro area.

Westminster Station artwork
Art for the 40th and Airport Station on the University of Colorado A Line

New rail lines bring new art

But the number of pieces and length of the tour you can take is about to grow substantially with the opening of four new rail lines and a bus rapid transit line in 2016. By the end of 2016, even with no formal program or funding for artwork at RTD, the collection will grow to 70 pieces.

The artists and projects are set for the three rail lines that make up the Eagle P3 project. Click on the links below to meet the artists and see their ideas.

University of Colorado "A" Line

38th•Blake - Kelton Osborn40th•Colorado - Erik Carlson
Central Park - Sean O'MealliePeoria - Blessing Hancock
40th•Airport - Molly Dilworth
Windscreens - Sandra Fettingis


Gold Rail "G" Line

41st•Fox - Brian W. Brush
Pecos Junction - Bimmer Torres
Clear Creek•Federal - Addison Karl
60th & Sheridan - Aaron T. Stephan
Olde Town Arvada - Frank Swanson
Arvada Ridge - Norman Lee and
Shane Allbritton
Wheat Ridge•Ward - Michael Clapper
Windscreens - Dardinelle Troen

Northwest Rail "B" Line

Westminster - Brian W. Brush
Windscreens - Dan Gottsegen

 

I-225 Rail "R" Line

Iliff - Gordon Huether
Florida - Koryn Rolstad
Aurora Metro Center - John King
and Ted Esselstyn
2nd•Abilene - Douwe Blumberg
13th Avenue - Chris Fennell
Colfax - Joe O'Connell
Fitzsimons - Koryn Rolstad
Windscreens - George Bates


Art helps connect neighborhoods and transit

Since 1994, the mission of RTD's Art-n-Transit program has been to enhance the design, aesthetic quality and user friendliness of transit projects, as well as to help with transit-oriented community development.

The Art-n-Transit program is based on RTD's belief that public art helps provide a stronger connection between neighborhoods and transit. Installing artwork at transit facilities creates a sense of community and provides opportunities to celebrate the diverse cultural, ethnic and historical richness of the many communities RTD serves. In addition to enhancing the beauty of the entire transit system, public art also helps discourage vandalism and graffiti. Read more here.

Check out the artwork on the first FasTracks project to open, the W Line.




© 2007-2016 FasTracks Regional Transportation District of Denver (RTD) Denver, Colorado
RTD FasTracksRTD Home Page
RTD FasTracks