16th & California and 16th & Stout stations

16th & California station and 16th & Stout station are a pair of RTD light rail stations in Downtown Denver, Colorado, United States. Operating as part of the D, F, H, and L lines, the stations were opened on October 8, 1994, and are operated by the Regional Transportation District.[2][3] These stations have one track each, and are one city block apart.[4] 16th & California is served only by northbound trains and 16th & Stout is served only by southbound trains.[4] These stations serve the 16th Street Mall and provide connections to the MallRide shuttle bus and Union Station via the shuttles.

16th & California
16th & Stout
TheRide light rail station
2481. H Line at 16th & Stout.png
Location1516 California Street
1617 Stout Street
Denver, Colorado
Coordinates39°44′44″N 104°59′33″W / 39.745511°N 104.992572°W / 39.745511; -104.992572Coordinates: 39°44′44″N 104°59′33″W / 39.745511°N 104.992572°W / 39.745511; -104.992572
Owned byRegional Transportation District
  D Line
  F Line
  H Line
  L Line
Platforms1 side platform each
Tracks1 at each
ConnectionsTheRide buses, 16th Street Free Mall Ride
Structure typeAt Grade each
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneA
OpenedOctober 8, 1994
201411,223 (avg. weekday)[1] (combined) Decrease 20.7%
Rank3 out of 44[1] (combined)
Preceding station RTD Following station
At 16th & California
18th & California
D Line Theatre District–Convention Center
One-way operation
F Line
H Line
18th & California L Line 16th & Stout
One-way operation
At 16th & Stout
18th & Stout
One-way operation
D Line Theatre District–Convention Center
F Line Theatre District–Convention Center
H Line Theatre District–Convention Center
toward Florida
L Line 16th & California



  1. ^ a b "Rail Station Activity Analyzed" (PDF). RTD Denver. January 3, 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 20, 2015.
  2. ^ Roberts, Jeffrey A. (October 9, 1994). "100,000 give light rail a heavy workout". The Denver Post. p. C1.
  3. ^ "RTD: Central Corridor Light Rail Line" (PDF). Regional Transportation District. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Light rail system map". Regional Transportation District. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved September 26, 2010.