Alternative commuting options

Metro Rides is the rideshare and alternative transportation organization for the Pikes Peak area offering a variety of alternative transportation options including vanpool, carpool, biking programs, and more. Using multimodal forms of transportation can be less stressful, save you money, and contribute to clean air and better health.

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Mountain Metro Rides Vanpool service is a smart choice for groups of commuters who live and work near each other. Passengers share the ride and pay a low monthly fare for a minivan seating up to 6, or a full-size van seating up to 10 people. All fuel, maintenance, and insurance are included.

Kids buckled in a school pool vehicle


Mountain Metro Rides offers free, automated matching for Schoolpool. When you sign up, you’ll find possible schoolpool partners who live near you and are also looking for partners to share rides to school for their children. 

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Mountain Metro Rides now offers free, automated carpool matching through RIDEPRO, our online ride-matching database!  It only takes a few minutes to register and it's completely FREE.

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here are several conveniently located Park-n-Ride lots to help make your commute a breeze. All Park-n-Ride lots in the Colorado Springs area have a 72 hour parking limit.

Tax Subsidies

Employees can reduce their commuting costs by 40%!

Employers can save an average of approximately 8% on payroll taxes!

Government employees can commute for free!

Federal tax law allows employees to reduce their commuting costs by up to 40%, while helping employers save 10% or more on payroll taxes. All employees can use tax-free dollars to pay for their commuting expenses. The maximum tax-free discount that can be provided to each employee for transit is $255 per month and $250 per month for parking.                            

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