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Posted on: November 26, 2017

Winter Transit and Parking Information


Winter Transit and Parking Information


Contact: John Krueger, Transportation Director, 970-920-5042,

Aspen, Colorado – November 20, 2017– The City of Aspen will transition to its winter transit schedule on November 23th.  The appropriate information is listed below.

Aspen Free Shuttles

  • Effective November 23th
  • Routes return to high season schedule with extended hours.
  • The Cross Town and Galena Street Shuttles return for the winter.  The Galena Street Shuttle will operate on a new route, picking up outside the Rio Grande Parking Garage.
  • Highlands Direct: Beginning December 9th, continuous departures from Rubey Park and Aspen Highlands Village from 8am – 4:30pm.  After 4:30pm, departures are two times per hour.

Aspen Parking

  • Winter parking rates in the core begin December 1st.
  • Paid parking on Saturdays resumes on December 2nd. 
  • No parking in the downtown core from 3am – 7am daily to facilitate snow removal.
  • Carpools of two or more adults may pick up a free carpool parking permit at the Airport Parking Kiosk on weekdays between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Visit for help with locating carpool partners.
  • Inexpensive covered parking is available at the Rio Grande Parking Plaza.  Ten visit punch passes and monthly passes available.

Call 970-925-8484 for bus route and schedule information.                                                               


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