|Sacramento RT light rail station|
|Location|| I-80 at Watt Avenue|
North Highlands, CA
|Owned by||Sacramento RT|
Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sacramento RT):
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Connections||Bus routes 1, 15, 19, 26, 80, 84, 93, 103|
|Opened||March 12, 1987|
Watt/I-80 is a side platformed Sacramento RT light rail station in North Highlands, California, United States. The station was opened on March 12, 1987, is operated by the Sacramento Regional Transit District, and is served by the Blue Line. The station is located in the median of Interstate 80 below Watt Avenue, and this has been the Blue Line's northern terminus since its opening.
A side platform is a platform positioned to the side of a pair of tracks at a railway station, tram stop, or transitway. Dual side platform stations, one for each direction of travel, is the basic station design used for double-track railway lines. Side platforms may result in a wider overall footprint for the station compared with an island platform where a single width of platform can be shared by riders using either track.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transit using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
North Highlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 42,694 at the 2010 census, down from 44,187 at the 2000 census.
The station includes a park-and-ride and a bus transfer center. It is one of the busiest bus/light rail transfer points in the Sacramento Regional Transit District. It is also the only 2-level light rail station in the system: light rail, peak commute buses, and a Placer County Transit bus route to Auburn use the lower level in the I-80 median, while all daily routes use the Watt Avenue overpass on the upper level.
The Sacramento Regional Transit District, commonly referred to as SacRT, is the agency responsible for public transportation in the Sacramento, California area. It was established on April 1, 1973, as a result of the acquisition of the Sacramento Transit Authority. In addition to operating over 60 bus routes with connecting bus service in the Sacramento area covering 418 sq mi (1,082.6 km2), RT also operates a large light rail system. It is currently the sixteenth busiest light rail system in the United States.
|Side platform||■ Blue Line||toward Meadowview (Watt / I-80 West)|
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Placer County Transit is the operator of mass transportation in the suburbanized western portion of Placer County, California, excluding the city of Roseville. Six routes are provided, five of which use transit buses and one that uses commuter coaches as it connects Auburn with downtown Sacramento during four peak hour trips. Another route also is designed to connect suburbanites with the Sacramento transit grid, as it travels six days per week from Auburn to the Watt/I-80 light rail station. Three six-day-per-week local routes connect Auburn and North Auburn, Rocklin and Auburn, and Rocklin and Lincoln. The final service offered by PCT is a twice per weekday connection between Auburn and the rural Placer County.
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