Transportation

Sustainable Transportation Overview
We strive to get students out of cars and into a better mode of transportation such as on a bike, bus, carpool, foot, skateboard, or a combination of those. If you have any questions or ideas please don't hesitate to e-mail us. To the right are various modes of transportation that we support; try to find out which mode is best suitable for your lifestyle and needs.


Sustainable Transportation Program Updates

Bicycle Program 

Winter Bike Station Closure
Both the UMC and Folsom Bike Stations will be closed for the winter as of Friday, November 18th. The Bike Stations will re-open in February depending on the weather and temperatures.

Mobile Mechanic
If you need service on your bike this winter, make an appointment with our Mobile Mechanic. Appointments are available from 9:00am-10:30am Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Make an appointment by visiting cumobilemechanic.com.

Bus Program 

Real-Time Local Bus Tracking and Arrival Predictions
Available Now Bus tracking and arrival predictions for the Buff Bus, HOP, and Late Night Transit bus routes available at www.CUbustracker.com or download the CU Bus Tracker app for free in the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android).  All RTD local buses also have real-time and arrival prediction. The Transit Mobile App is available for free at mobile app stores.

Bus Pass Issues 

Updated 1/3/17

Bus Pass Issues
If you weren't enrolled for the Fall 16 Semester your card was recently deactivated. In order to have a valid pass you must be an enrolled and fee paying student. If you are offically taking time off, you can purchase an optional bus pass for $85.  As always, please e-mail us at buspass@colorado.edu. if you have any further questions or issues.  If you are having issues with your College Pass  e-mail us about it. We will get back to you within 2 business days.

Common Bus Pass Problems
The most common problems that we deal with include cards not assigned to the correct user, deactivated cards, and defective cards. The Buff OneCard office isn't able to research student card issues.  Pass Issuance and Replacement RTD College Passes are issued to incoming students upon move-in. If you need a bus pass and are a fee paying student, visit the Buff OneCard office in C4C. If you lost your card they can replace it for $10.

Bus Pass Active Dates
Pass Active Dates Fall Semester: Cards are active August 1 - January 1   Spring Semester: Cards are active January 1 - May 26 Summer: Cards are active May 1 - August 26* *If you are not enrolled in Summer classes, would like a bus pass, and will be a returning student in the fall, you can pay the $85 optional summer bus pass fee at the Buff OneCard office in C4C. A list of 23,000+ non-fee paying student cards is sent to RTD for suspension over the summer.

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