You are our eyes and ears
As a vital part of Transit Watch, we rely on our passengers and the general public to be aware of and alert to any suspicious or dangerous activity on RTD buses and trains. We ask for your help in identifying and reporting such behaviors, including the following:
- A person or persons wearing clothes unsuitable for the time of year
- Anything protruding in an unusual manner underneath a person's clothing
- A person trying to blend in with surroundings, even though he or she appears out of place
- Nervousness, tension or excessive sweating
- Individuals abandoning a package and hastily departing the area
- Walking slowly while surveying the area or running in a suspicious manner Taking unauthorized photos of transit operations and equipment
Suspicious items and packages
- Electrical wires, switches or electronic devices sticking out of a bag or clothing
- Unattended bags, packages, boxes or backpacks
- Unexplained smoke, mist, gas, vapor, odor or leaking fluid
- Spray bottles or aerosol canisters
Tips for staying safe on trains, buses, and platforms
- If you see something suspicious or someone involved in dangerous activity on an RTD vehicle, contact RTD's security command center by using the phone located on the train platform or the police by calling 911.
- Be prepared with a plan to maintain contact with family or friends in the event of an emergency.
- In the event of an emergency, stay calm, listen carefully and follow instructions.
- Notify a train operator from the emergency intercom outside the operator's door at either end of the train.
- Emergency exit procedures are listed on all windows, ceiling escape hatches and doors.