Driveless With Transportation Options


Aspen Transit Mission

Preserving Aspen’s character by keeping traffic congestion and pollution at a minimum. Aspen offers residents, commuters and visitors several convenient transportation options.

Getting Around Aspen

Eight free bus routes will show you all that Aspen has to offer! Buses between Aspen and the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport are free. The Downtowner offers door-to-door service around town.

Visiting or new in town? View our Spring Transportation Guide for all the info you need to get around like a local.

Getting Around the Valley & Beyond

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) buses offer service between Aspen and Rifle, also connecting to the Town of Snowmass Village. Service between Aspen and Snowmass Village is fare-free. Snowmass Village and Glenwood Springs offer transit services within their communities. 

Bustang offers some great travel experiences throughout Colorado including transit service between Glenwood Springs and Denver.


Pick up your daily Carpool Permit at the Carpool Parking Kiosk located at the Brush Creek Park & Ride:

  • Available Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Carpool permits allow free all-day parking in designated carpool spaces and in the residential parking zones
  • Carpool permits are issued to carpool groups of two or more adults

Car Share

Car To Go, Aspen’s car share program, is a convenient, cost saving alternative to car ownership. Car To Go cannot accept new applications at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and encourage you to check back for updates.

Bike or Walk

Aspen is home to a variety of paths and trails. Aspen is also located at one end of the 42-mile Rio Grande Trail, connecting to Glenwood Springs.