Fares at a glance
RTD’s Board of Directors approved changes to fares and pass programs to reach fare and revenue target levels over the next three years, while introducing a low-income program and an increased discount for riders between the ages of 6 and 19. These are the fare changes:
- Introduce a low-income fare program, providing a 40 percent discount to households at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty line. This program is expected to be implemented in mid, 2019.
- Increase the discount offered to riders between the ages of 6 and 19 to 70 percent. (Up to three children 5 and younger will continue to ride free with a fare-paying adult.)
- Introduce a 3-Hour Pass, replacing the 3-hour one-way transfer.
- EcoPass, Neighborhood EcoPass, and CollegePass will be maintained, price will be based on usage.
- Retain 10-Ride ticket books and MyRide smart cards. Riders will receive a $0.20 discount per ticket or MyRide trip on full fare, and a $0.10 discount on the discounted fare for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and Medicare recipients. 10-Ride ticket books and MyRide smart cards will be valid fare payments for 3 hours.
- Retain Day and Monthly passes.
- Retain FlexPass program without discounts.
- Discontinue ValuPass (12 monthly passes can be purchased).
- Increase Local fare to $3.00, Regional fare to $5.25 and Airport fare to/from Denver International Airport to $10.50.