Dec. 30, 2011 - Free and expanded transit service available for New Year’s Eve
Media Contacts: Andrew Barth, Public Works, 303-441-1937 Sarah Huntley, Media Relations, 303-441-3155 www.bouldercolorado.gov
Free and expanded transit service available for New Year’s Eve
The City of Boulder, University of Colorado Student Union, RTD and Special Transit are encouraging New Year's Eve revelers to take advantage of the following free transit services:
Free HOP bus service - on Saturday, Dec. 31, until Sunday, Jan.1, 2012.
Free Buff Bus, Black, Gold and Silver Line Late Night Transit Service - on Sunday, Jan.1, 2012.
Free RTD services, including bus and Light Rail service, access-a-Ride, skyRide and the SKIP, JUMP, BOUND, DASH and BOLT, after 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, until 6 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012.
In addition to the free services, the University of Colorado Buff Bus will augment Late Night Transit services to expand coverage to larger areas of the city. The Buff Bus will provide service on Broadway south to Greenbriar Boulevard and on Baseline Road east to 30th Street up to Arapahoe Avenue. The Silver Line will extend service on Broadway north to Iris Avenue. The Black Line will extend service on Moorhead Avenue south to Table Mesa Drive and the Gold Line will provide service to areas east of downtown to 30th Street from Arapahoe to Iris avenues. These expanded services will allow passengers to access most areas of the city after celebrating the arrival of 2012. As always, you can ask your driver for more information if you are unsure about which bus to take.
The HOP, and all RTD services will operate on a regular Saturday schedule on New Year's Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, on a Sunday/holiday schedule on New Year's Day, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, and on a Saturday schedule on Monday, Jan. 2.
For more information on the free HOP and Late Night Transit Service, call Special Transit at (303) 447-8282. For maps, fares and other information, visit www.goboulder.net or www.rtd-denver.com.