What can LiVE Do For You?

RTD’s LiVE program helps you get to all the places you need to go. By enrolling in LiVE, you will receive a 40% discount on fares throughout the RTD service area.

How do I qualify for LiVE?

The LiVE application is available on the Colorado State benefits site, PEAK, or by apply by phone. Apply for LiVE via PEAK

LiVE fare products

Once enrolled in the program, you can pay your fare with the RTD MyRide app, new MyRide card, or paper or mobile 10-Ride Ticket Books. LiVE tickets are also available for purchase in the Transit, Lyft and Uber apps.

  Local Regional Airport
3-Hour Pass
MyRide Smart Card
$1.80*** $3.15*** $6.30***
3-Hour Pass
Mobile Ticketing apps
$1.80*** $3.15*** *Upgrade required
10-Ride Ticket Book
(Mobile and Paper)
$18.00*** $31.50*** *Upgrade required
  Local Regional/Airport
Day Pass
Mobile Ticketing apps
$3.60*** $6.30***

*You can pay the additional/upgraded fare for a trip to or from the airport on the bus (exact change required) or at a ticket vending machine at a rail station or platform.



LiVE customers can continue to use 2020 and 2021 LiVE Ticket Books through the end of 2023. No exchanges required!

How Do I Qualify?

View this helpful video to learn more about qualifying for LiVE.

RTD offers other discounts for those outside this age range and for individuals with disabilities. You can only use one RTD discount at a time.

As of April 2023, this means a monthly gross household/family income as follows, based on the number of household members (x): 2,248 (1); $3,040 (2); $3,833 (3); $4,625 (4); $5,417 (5); $6,210 (6).

Members of your household include individuals who are on the same tax return. If you do not file taxes and are not on someone else’s return, the members of your household include your spouse and your children who live with you.

If you need help, you can ask a service agency if you can use their mailing address. If you don’t provide a mailing address, your card will be sent to your county’s main human services office.

Visit our system map for area boundaries.

You will need to upload supporting documents verifying gross income (pay stubs, letters from employers, benefit award letters, or other documents showing gross income) for each adult in the household.

Upload a clear, close-up, full-color image of yourself on a neutral background to be printed on your LiVE identification card. Do not upload a photo of your driver's license or other existing ID card. *If the uploaded photo is not useable, it will cause a delay in receiving your card.

How do I use my LiVE card?

View our quick video about riding with LiVE.

Applying for LiVE is Easy!

The step-by-step video at the top of this page will walk you through the application process. View it in Spanish on our YouTube channel. 

Visit the Colorado State benefits site, PEAK, at http://www.colorado.gov/PEAK, or contact Denver Human Services at 720.944.4347.

Apply for yourself and other household members with an account or as a guest.

Enter your application information as prompted on PEAK.  If you have an SSN, enter it as it may expedite the application.

Upload a photo for each applicant. If you or other household applicants are not enrolled in Medicaid, SNAP, or Colorado Works, you will also need to upload gross income verification documents. Contact Denver Human Services at the number listed above with any questions about uploading photos or documents.

Receive your LiVE eligibility card in the mail. Use it with your LiVE MyRide card or mobile ticket.


PEAK Technical Support Center

LiVE Eligibility and Applications
Denver Human Services can answer questions, help with applications and photos, or take applications over the phone

RTD LiVE Discount Identification Card
Contact RTD with questions about your LiVE card or for a replacement card.

RTD LiVE Fare Products
Contact RTD Customer Care with any other questions.

Partner Tool Kit