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

Bus Pass Deactivation

Spring Bus Pass Deactivation Information
For students that weren't enrolled in Fall 17, but returned for the Spring 18 semester, their bus passes have been permanently deactivated. It's not possible to reactivate these cards. To get a new and active bus pass a student will need to visit the Buff OneCard office in C4C and purchase a replacement pass for $10. The contract with RTD requires that all students who aren't enrolled for classes must have their passes deactivated. For further information or questions please e-mail

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 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.

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.

Bicycle Program 

Bike Station Closure
Both the UMC and Folsom bike stations will be closing for the winter Friday November 17th. Our Mobile Mechanic service will be available while the bike stations are closed.

Winter Bike Commuting
Check out these 12 tips for winter bike commuting!

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