The EcoPass program is an annual prepaid transit pass purchased by an employer and provides unlimited usage of RTD services. EcoPass is the most cost-effective program for businesses.

EcoPass Benefits For Employers

No matter the size of your business, RTD will work with you to create a transit benefit mix tailored to your company and employees. All eligible employees enrolled in EcoPass will receive an electronic travel token that allows for unlimited rides on RTD buses and trains, connecting them to your business with a safe and reliable commuting option that operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our enrollment options are more flexible than ever before, so reach out to learn more on how EcoPass can connect your business to the entire Denver metro region’s employee base.

  • Recruitment and retention tool
  • Enhance employee morale and productivity
  • Provide employees a safe and reliable commuting option
  • Enhance connectivity to the region
  • Reduce parking costs

For tax years 2023 and 2024, take advantage of a 50% refundable tax credit on the purchase of transit passes for your employees, here is a link to get more information on that Income Tax Topics: Alternative Transportation Credit (

EcoPass Benefits For Employees

Employees enrolled in EcoPass enjoy unlimited rides on RTD buses and trains. Whether you need to get to work, run an errand or travel to the airport, it’s all the same when you’ve got the EcoPass!

  • Unlimited rides on RTD buses and trains
  • Unlimited rides to and from the airport
  • Reduce commuting and parking costs
  • Allows for use of pre-tax dollars (if cost sharing with employer)
  • Provides a safe and reliable transit option for those who live, work and play in the Denver metro region
  • Reclaim your time, catch up on reading, emails or take a nap and let us do the driving for you!

Flexible Options

  • Employer-Paid – Employer pays the entire cost of each pass
  • Employee-Paid – Employees pay entire cost with pre-tax dollars
  • Cost Sharing – Cost split between employer and employee

Interested in Learning More About Plans and Pricing?

Please complete the Get Started with EcoPass Form or call us at 303-299-2132 to leave a message and one of our consultants will reach out to you to discuss plans and pricing.

Need More Ticket Options?

Try Mobile Ticketing

RTD’s Mobile Ticketing app provides both scale and flexibility for your organization. Buy tickets for employees as they’re needed or in bulk; either way you only pay for what you use! Our Partner Portal allows you to easily manage and distribute tickets across your organization, and pre-tax benefits still apply. Learn more by speaking to one of our team members who can walk you through the options.

  • Only pay for what you use
  • Pre-tax benefits for employers and/or employees
  • Partner Portal allows for management and distribution of tickets
  • Riders bypass lines and ticket vending machines
  • No paper fare products or exact change required for riders
  • Secure and safe, your phone is your pass
  • Connect to RTD’s Trip Planner and Next Ride apps

The Fine Print

EcoPass is not valid for use on special services, including Access-a-Ride or SeniorRide.