Partners in Safety

Be a hero in your community

Partners in Safety is a collaborative effort between RTD employees, our passengers, and the general public. As community partners, we all need to work together to create awareness of safety issues and take actions that promote a safer environment around our vehicles. Chances are, it's been a while since you last used your superpowers, but we think you're a hero all the same. Together, we can make our buses and trains safer for everyone.

Here's what you can do

  • Always look both ways before crossing rail tracks.
  • Never walk, bike or drive across the tracks when you see a moving train or red traffic signal.
  • At the station, stand behind the yellow warning strip until the train stops and the doors open.
  • Never chase or hit a moving bus or train.
  • Never try to outrun a train on foot, bike, or any other vehicle.
  • Never walk or bike along train tracks.
  • Buses have blind spots, don't follow too closely.

You'd be amazed at how many people think they can catch a moving bus, or cross the rail tracks in front of an oncoming train. Awareness and vigilance can prevent accidents and save lives.

Use Night Stop for added safety

Traveling by bus after dark? From 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., ask your bus driver to drop you off at any safe location along the route. Inform the driver that you would like a special stop, at least one block in advance.

The driver will determine a safe stopping point and ask that you exit through the front door of the bus.

Night Stop service is available along all RTD bus routes, except the downtown Denver area bordered by 11th Ave., Grant St., 23rd St., Speer Blvd., and I-25 due to the frequency of established stops as well as numerous police patrols.

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