Steamboat winter bus service starts Sunday |

Steamboat winter bus service starts Sunday

Staff report
A Steamboat Springs Transit bus drives through wind and snow near the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Routt County Road 129.
Scott Franz

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs Transit will begin operating its full winter bus schedule Sunday, Dec. 3. The schedule will continue through April 15, 2018.

Again this winter, SST service pairs the Red Line — West Steamboat, downtown, grocery stores and gondola base — with the Green Line, which serves the condominiums, and the Blue Line, which also serves West Steamboat, downtown, grocery stores and the gondola base, with the Orange Line — The Ponds, condominiums and hotels.

The Yellow Line will operate fixed route service to Colorado Mountain College and the Hilltop corridor and it will also operate on-call service to Old Town, the high school, the Howelsen complex and Fairview. To access on-call service call 970-879-3717.

The Purple Line will provide service to the northern condominiums, Yampa Valley Medical Center, Central Park Plaza and the gondola base. The Night Line serves West Steamboat, downtown, grocery stores, gondola base, Ski Times Square, condominiums, The Ponds and hotels.

Service on the Red/Green and Blue/Orange routes begins a little before 6 a.m. and each line offers 20 minute service beginning from downtown around 7 a.m. The Yellow Line operates between 7:10 a.m. and 6:10 p.m. with the Purple Line operating between 7:57 a.m. and 6:05 p.m.

Night Line service concludes with the last departure from downtown toward the mountain at 2:26 a.m. and the last bus from the mountain toward downtown at 3:15 a.m.

To keep track of the buses from iPhones and Androids, download the app, In addition, buses can be viewed in real-time via Complete schedule information, bus stop locations and times can also be obtained at or by calling 970-879-3717.

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