16th Street station (Sacramento)

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16th Street
Sacramento RT Light Rail
Sacramento RT light rail station
Location 16th Street at R Street
Sacramento, CA
Coordinates 38°34′11.79″N 121°29′22.04″W / 38.5699417°N 121.4894556°W / 38.5699417; -121.4894556Coordinates: 38°34′11.79″N 121°29′22.04″W / 38.5699417°N 121.4894556°W / 38.5699417; -121.4894556
Owned by Sacramento RT

Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sacramento RT):

Platforms 2 side platforms
Connections Bus Route 6
Structure type at-grade
Disabled access Yes
Opened September 5, 1987 (1987-09-05)[1]
Preceding station   Sacramento RT Light Rail   Following station
toward Watt/I-80
Blue Line
Gold Line
16th Street is located in Sacramento, California
16th Street
16th Street
Location within Sacramento, California

16th Street is a side platformed Sacramento RT Light Rail station in Downtown Sacramento, California, United States. The station was opened on September 5, 1987, and is operated by the Sacramento Regional Transit District. Located at 16th Street between Q and R Streets (in an alley), it is served by the Gold and Blue Lines, and is the easternmost station where transfers can be made between both rail lines. With a daily average of 7,100 riders, the 16th Street station is the busiest in the RT light rail system.[2]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Northwestern-bound  Gold Line toward Sacramento Valley (13th Street)
 Blue Line toward Watt/I-80 (13th Street)
Southeastern-bound  Gold Line toward Historic Folsom (23rd Street)
 Blue Line toward Cosumnes River College (Broadway)


  1. ^ Perkins, Kathryn Eaker (September 4, 1987). "Light rail set to sprout a new leg this weekend". The Sacramento Bee. p. B1. 
  2. ^ "Regional Transit Fact Sheet" (PDF). Sacramento Regional Transit District. Retrieved 2018-04-28.