Art-n-Transit

We invite you to take a ride on RTD and get a first-hand glimpse at one of the metro area’s most innovative art collections. This art is featured at our bus stations and various facilities. View the Art-n-Transit Map

57. Universal Travel

Artist : Susan Cooper
Station: Tufts Flyover
Dedication: 2002

A wall sculpture symbolizes our orbital transportation systems. The travel systems depicted are the earth which travels in its orbit in one day, the moon which circles the earth in one month, and the sun around which the earth orbits in one year. This artwork can be seen by drivers traveling along south Santa Fe Drive at Quincy.
Get there: no transit access

58. KIPLING CASCADES

Artist : John Flemming
Station: Kipling Light Rail Bridge
Dedication: 2013

Aluminum strips hanging from the south sides of the light rail bridge over Kipling Avenue form “curtains” and take on the adjacent ambient light at night. On the north side, above the bike path and facing southbound traffic, the artwork gives the impression of the strips being pulled through the bridge.
Get there: no transit access

59. BENCHES

Artist : Bob Luna
Station: Colfax and Federal Transfer Center
Dedication: 2005

These arc style benches are topped with mosaic tile work and are located in the pedestrian area at Colfax Avenue and Elliot Street.
Get there: check routes and schedules

60. A STORY ARC

Artists : Dardinelle Troen, Terry Tebeau & Leslee Dillon
Station: along G Line * not open yet
Dedication: 2017

Artist Dardinelle Troen created the artwork for the windscreen panels for the seven new commuter rail stations along the G Line (not open yet). Each station has a set of artwork that creatively depicts a different story, a different aspect of gold. The artwork consists of laminated glass of different colors with sandblasted and in-filled graphics mounted into an aluminum laser-cut frame surround. All panels represent different aspects of gold.
Get there: G * not open yet

61. TUMBLEWEEDS REALLY DO EXIST

Artist : Sandra Fettingis
Station: along the A Line
Dedication: 2016

This artwork will appear on the windscreens at five stations along the University of Colorado A Line between the airport and Union Station. Each station will have the same designs, but they will have their own color themes to "help to identify stations for commuter rail users and enhance the current colorless, open and industrial landscape on the East Line," explains artist Sandra Fettingis.
Get there: A

62. CELEBRATING WESTMINSTER

Artist : Dan Gottsegan
Station: Westminster
Dedication: 2017

Windscreens contain custom tempered glass with printed imagery drawn from the artist’s paintings.
Get there: B

63. OMNES AURORA, OMNES MUNDI, OMNES MOVENS

Artist : George Bates
Station: along the R Line
Dedication: 2016

Hand-painted glass windscreens translate to “All Aurora, All the Worlds, All Moving” and reflect the multi-layered and diverse community of Aurora. The Latin phrase can be interpreted in a variety of ways that reflect this multi-layered and diverse community of Aurora. It can represent a new beginning that happens every day on Earth, where every moment can bring light to darkness, and can also be interpreted as the world in a constant state of motion both physically and philosophically.
Get there: R

64. ENTANGLEMENT

Artists : Mark Mosko and Joshua Wiener
Station: Boulder Transit Village
Dedication: 2013

Seven tree sculptures strategically placed create an identity of place, a congruency as one moves through the plaza, and an energetic containment.
Get there: check routes and schedules

65. KING AND QUEEN

Artist : Brian Swanson
Station: Civic Center
Dedication: 2001, 2017

Two statues of chess pieces double as benches and game tables. The sculptures are composed of found objects combined with stock steel shapes such as bar, sheet, and woven wire cloth.
Get there: check routes and schedules

66. WINTER CROSSING

Artist : Stephen Batura
Station: out of commission
Dedication: 2002

The mural is a representation of a steam freighter crossing a viaduct-type bridge in winter with muted colors of green, blue, and yellow.
Get there: no transit access