RidgeGate Parkway station

RidgeGate Parkway station is a light rail station in Lone Tree, Colorado, part of the RTD system in Denver. It is the terminus of three lines: the E Line to Union Station, the F Line to Downtown Denver, and the R Line to Aurora.[2] The station consists of two side platforms located adjacent to the interchange of Interstate 25 and RidgeGate Parkway. It also has a 1,300-stall parking garage and bicycle facilities.[3] Construction on the 2.3-mile (3.7 km) extension to RidgeGate began in 2016 and cost $223 million.[2] It opened on May 17, 2019.[4]

RidgeGate Parkway
RTD light rail station
RidgegateParkwayGarage.jpg
Location10789C S. Havana Street
Lone Tree, Colorado
Coordinates39°31′14″N 104°51′56″W / 39.52056°N 104.86556°W / 39.52056; -104.86556Coordinates: 39°31′14″N 104°51′56″W / 39.52056°N 104.86556°W / 39.52056; -104.86556
Owned byRegional Transportation District
Line(s)
  E Line
  F Line
  R Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsTheRide buses
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking1,300 spaces
Bicycle facilities8 bike racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneC[1]
History
OpenedMay 17, 2019
Services
Preceding station RTD Following station
Lone Tree City Center E Line Terminus
Lone Tree City Center F Line
Lone Tree City Center
toward Peoria
R Line

The RidgeGate area was annexed into Lone Tree in 2000 and is planned to anchor a major office and residential development, comprising much of Lone Tree's planned city center.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rail & Flatiron Flyer Map" (PDF). Regional Transportation District. 2019. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b Aguilar, John (January 25, 2019). "Light-rail extension into Lone Tree set to start passenger service May 19". The Denver Post. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "E, F and R Line Extensions". RTD. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  4. ^ Rubino, Joe (May 15, 2019). "RTD's newest line in southeast Denver metro will power development for years to come". The Denver Post. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  5. ^ Rubino, Joe (April 3, 2019). "For Lone Tree's RidgeGate neighborhood the future is now and it's arriving by train". The Denver Post. Retrieved May 17, 2019.