Share the Ride This Winter Mountain Metro Rides is Accepting Vanpool Applications

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — 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 fee for a minivan seating up to 6, or a full-size van seating up to 10 people. The fee includes the van, fuel, maintenance, insurance, and an emergency ride home. Some commuters may be eligible for commuter benefits that further reduce their costs or even allow them to commute for free. If you live in the Colorado Springs area and commute to Denver, Pueblo, or other outlying areas, or you live in outlying areas and commute to the Colorado Springs area, Metro Rides vanpool can be a great option. Sign up with RidePro, an automated ride matching tool that helps commuters find options for a one-time trip or for getting to work on a daily basis. Email metrorides@springsgov.com for more information.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Mountain Metro Mobility ADA Paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Mountain Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-bus program.