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Marshall Fire-Related Transportation and Transit Resources
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Marshall Fire-Related Transportation and Transit Resources

Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Transportation Planning staff has compiled a list of Marshall Fire-Related Transportation and Transit Resources. These resources will be updated as new information is available. View additional Marshall Fire assistance resources and information.

Bicycle Resources

Used bikes:

Bike Rentals & New Bikes:

Bus Passes

Free RTD 3-Hour Passes and MyRide cards are available at various locations around Boulder County. Please reach out to these agencies for further assistance:

Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) families – If you’ve been impacted by the fire, please contact BVSD’s McKinney-Vento program for transportation assistance and other supports. BVSD families who were not impacted by the fire may contact their School Equity Liaison for help with bus passes or the district’s Transportation Department for other transportation assistance.

Bus Service

Visit www.rtd-denver.com or www.rtd-denver.com/app/alerts for route-specific impacts.

As of January 6, 2022:

  • US 36 & McCaslin Station is now open and being serviced.
    • Passengers who had to leave their vehicles can now retrieve them, but must do so through the National Guard stationed at the park-n-rides.
    • FF1 and AB are once again stopping at the station.
  • DASH service is restored.
  • Route 228 is now operating on the normal route.
  • **NEW FlexRide options starting January 6: Book rides to any destination throughout east Boulder County including to/from Superior, Louisville, and Lafayette.

Ride Free LongmontFare free rides are being offered on four RTD bus routes (323, 324, 326 and 327), extended through the end of 2022. The Bolt, J, LD, LX, and FlexRide are not included in the Longmont Free Fare Program.

FLEX Regional Service – Serves route stops between Fort Collins, Loveland, Berthoud, Longmont, and Boulder. Transfers to the RTD bus system are available in Longmont and Boulder.

Ride Free Lafayette – Riders can book a ride online, by phone at 833-456–3359, or via the On Demand Transit: Rider App. The Ride Free Lafayette bus will arrive at your pick-up location at the designated time and get you to your destination within the City of Lafayette with no transfers needed.

Bustang – Bustang service is available on many Colorado highways. Call 1-800-900-3011 or visit ridebustang.com for schedules and fares.

Car Share

Colorado CarShare is offering a variety of free services to those affected by the Marshall Fire based on individual needs (e.g., free car share membership, credits to use for running errands, longer weekly rentals). Please contact them at 303-720-1185 or info@carshare.org to explain your transportation needs.

Electric Vehicle Resources

Many residents lost their vehicles in the Marshall Fire. If you have interest in or questions about electric vehicles (EVs), Drive Electric Colorado coaches are available to answer questions about anything related to EVs, including electric vehicles, EV charging, incentives, rebates, and more. Contact a coach at www.driveelectriccolorado.org/contact.

Ride Free Lafayette

**NEW expanded service area starting January 6: Book rides to any destination throughout east Boulder County including to/from Superior, Louisville, Lafayette, and the Disaster Assistance Center in Lafayette (1755 S Public Rd, Lafayette, CO 80026).

Call 833-456–3359 to book or book online or through the app: www.ridefreelafayette.com

Via Mobility Services

Via Mobility Services is offering transportation services to those impacted by the Marshall Fire, including individual door-to-door rides, wheelchair accessible rides, and large group rides if needed. Pets are welcome. Call 303-447-9636 or visit viacolorado.org.

Regional Trails

Check websites for specific updates, including trail closures:

Ride Hail Services

General Travel:

Uber vouchers for general travel are available at the Disaster Assistance Center (1755 S Public Road, Lafayette, CO).

Travel to and from the Disaster Assistance Center:

Free $60 Uber vouchers are available for pick-ups and drop-offs at the Disaster Assistance Center (1755 S Public Road, Lafayette, CO). Recipients must have an Uber account.* Claim a voucher at boco.org/DACUber

*Need help setting up an Uber account? Check out these resources:

Road Closures

Visit the Boulder Office of Emergency Management’s Public Information Map to view road closures, closed areas, dumpster locations, and other information.

Transit App

Boulder County encourages the use of the Transit app, which allows you to quickly compare transit options for your trip. Transit pulls information from every available form of transportation, including buses, trains, Ubers, Lyfts, and everything in between. Get precise real-time predictions for public transit, the smartest and fastest trip plans, and a step-by-step navigator when you’re going to unfamiliar destinations.

Be sure to check out all of the free transportation options on this page before booking your trip (RTD bus passes, Uber/Lyft vouchers, free door-to-door services, and more).

Need help downloading or navigating the Transit app? Check out these resources:

Other Transportation Assistance

Please call 303-441-3930 for assistance.

Contact Us

Community Planning & Permitting (formerly the Land Use Dept.)

Email: Ask a Planner Form
Main: 303-441-3930

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Tuesdays the department is open by appointment only from 12:30–4:30 p.m.
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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
www.BoulderCounty.org/lu