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Connecting our Region
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RIO GRANDE TRAIL

Over 34 miles of Continuous Use Trail
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RIDER ALERT: Please DO NOT USE RFTA SERVICES if you’re experiencing respiratory illness. Read RFTA COVID updates here. 

RIDER ALERT: Masks encouraged but not required on all RFTA Buses. Read our current mask update here. 

TRIP PLANNER

Directions from point A to point B using RFTA

FIND YOUR BUS

Find arrival information for selected bus routes

MAPS & SCHEDULES

View system route maps and bus schedules

RFTA NEWS

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MOBILE INFO

DOWNLOAD THE TRANSIT APP

Transit App is FREE and helps you view real-time bus information! You can also plan your trip, set reminders and get notified about disruptions.

SMS TEXTING

 Text 41411 with the message RFTA and a bus stop ID number for bus arrival times.
Learn how to use SMS Text Schedules here.

TRANSIT LINKS
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RIDE WE-CYCLE to and from RFTA and zip by the congestion to your destination.  Check out www.we-cycle.org for more information!

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CITY OF ASPEN – Preserving Aspen’s character by keeping traffic congestion and pollution at a minimum. Aspen offers residents, commuters and visitors several convenient transportation options. Check out the transportation options within the City of Aspen.

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THE VILLAGE SHUTTLE – Snowmass Village provides its own free shuttle service to pretty much any location in the Village. Buses depart from the shuttle terminal located just below the Village Mall on Daly Lane. There are eight routes within the Village’s bus system. For more information regarding this service please visit The Village Shuttle’s website.

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RIE GLENWOOD SPRINGS (RGS) is Glenwood Springs year-round free public transit bus service. RGS buses operate daily from 6:53 a.m. to 7:53 p.m., at 30 minute intervals. Stops are located throughout Glenwood Springs, near tourist attractions, the downtown area, shopping centers and neighborhoods. View Ride Glenwood Springs schedules.

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PARACHUTE AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM (PATS) provides centrally located residential stops in Battlement Mesa and Parachute to connect residents to Rifle for RFTA, work, appointments, and shopping experiences. Visit the PATS website at ridepats.com for more information.

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Catch a ride to Denver or Grand Junction with BUSTANG! The Bustang picks up at the West Glenwood Park & Ride. For route times and fares visit www.ridebustang.com.

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BASALT CONNECT is a service that provides free, on-demand rides in Basalt. It operates between 6 and 9 a.m. and 3 to 10 p.m. daily in February, March and April. There is no service in May, October and November. Visit the Basalt Connect – Dowtowner Service Official Website

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RFTA manages the greatest portion of the RIO GRANDE TRAIL which runs from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, Colorado. The Rio Grande has 42 miles of continuous multi-use trail. For more information visit our Rio Grande Trail Information page.

BOARD MEETINGS

RFTA’s Board is comprised of representatives of our membership communities. The RFTA Board of Directors meets the second Thursday of every month.

Next Board of Directors Meeting:
Thursday, August 11, 2022
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: In-Person at Town Hall (Room 1), 511 Colorado, Carbondale, CO 81623 OR Virtual via WebEx

Board Meeting Agendas, Public Hearing Notices, Portfolios and More…

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