The service will be offered through CDOT's Bustang fleet. CDOT photo.
In an effort to combat congestion on Colorado's notoriously-overcrowded I-70 corridor, CDOT is introducing affordable round-trip bus service to at least two popular ski resorts. Starting in December 2019, buses will run from Denver to Arapahoe Basin and Loveland each weekend, and on major holidays, according to the Denver Post.
Copper Mountain has also expressed interest in the program, and will hopefully be added to the service in the near future. While this program is unlikely to entirely alleviate I-70's ski-traffic-related issues, it's a step in the right direction, and if successful could be expanded to other resorts.
CDOT is also adding a line running from Denver to Estes Park to work in tandem with the existing RMNP Hiker Shuttle, which departs from the Estes Park Visitor Center and shuttles hikers into and out of the park. Service to Estes Park will begin on August 24th, and will cost a mere $10 for a round trip, compared to the $25 round trip to A-Bay or Loveland.
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