Roaring Fork Valley


Snowmass Village


Glenwood Springs

The 4 Mountain Connector

Woody Creek


Schedules for download

Bus Rapid Transit

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Click here for an updated downloadable brochure in pdf format detailing how to load bikes onto our buses.


RFTA has a bus just for you and your bike! We have taken out half of the seats inside these buses and fit them with special hardware that secures your bike. Come check out our schedule by clicking here and try our special weekend only Bike Express service. Ride the bus up to Aspen and ride downvalley on the Rio Grande Trail!

Bikes on the front of a RFTA bus.



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Bikes on Buses

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority provides bicycle racks on its valley fleet, allowing cyclists to ride the bus with their bikes between Aspen and Rifle and points in between.

There is only room for four bicycles on a RFTA bus. It is first-come first-serve system. If the racks are full you will have to wait for the next bus or ride bike to your destination. 

Bikes can only be loaded and unloaded at the following stops:

Rifle Metro Park
Silt Town Hall
New Castle 6th & Main
Glenwood Meadows (Target)
Glenwood 7th & Colorado
Glenwood Wal-Mart
Carbondale Park & Ride
Catherine's Store
El Jebel Park and Ride
Basalt Park & Ride
Lazy Glen
Old Snowmass
Aspen Village
Brush Creek Intercept Lot
  Snowmass Rodeo Lot (Horse Ranch) Snowmass Village Mall Aspen Airport Business Center (ABC)  

Maroon Creek Roundabout

Rubey Park

There is a $2.00 per bike user fee, regardless of the distance traveled, in addition to the regular passenger fare. Punch passes may be used for payment. Season Pass and Monthly Pass holders must also pay the $2.00 fee. Only people capable of loading and unloading their own bikes will be allowed to use the bike racks, unless accompanied by an adult who is capable of assisting. The driver is not in a position to assist. 

Bike tires and spokes block headlights. Therefore, bikes are allowed to be loaded only during the following hours. From Mid-April through Labor Day: 6:00am to 7:30 pm; From the day after Labor Day through the 1st Saturday in October: 7:00am to 6:00pm; and From the first Sunday in October through Mid-November: 7:00am to 4:30pm

How do I load my bike onto the bus? Watch this instructional video.