E-Bike Policy

Policy Statement

Customers may transport non‐motorized and motorized bicycles and stand‐up scooters on RTD revenue vehicles (buses, light rail vehicles, and commuter rail vehicles) at any time without a permit, pursuant to the vehicle-specific requirements set forth in this policy and so long as:

RTD is not responsible for lost or stolen bicycles and scooters or for damage to bicycles and scooters due to improper loading.

Customers with disabilities who use a stand‐up scooter as a mobility device that would not otherwise be permitted under this policy may request a reasonable modification from the requirements of this policy pursuant to RTD’s Reasonable Modification Policy and Reasonable Modification Procedure.


The purpose of this policy is to address how customers may transport non‐motorized, motorized, and bicycles and stand‐up scooters, on RTD revenue vehicles.


This policy applies to bicycles and stand‐up scooters transported on light rail and commuter rail trains and buses. This policy does not apply to Access‐a‐Ride vehicles and does not cover use of motorized wheelchairs or seated scooters on RTD revenue vehicles.


Bicycles and stand‐up scooters are permitted on light rail and commuter rail vehicles as set forth below. Rail Operations is responsible for training its personnel and posting signage on rail cars regarding the following requirements:

Light Rail

Commuter Rail


Bicycles of any type are not permitted inside buses except for luggage storage bins (when available). Bicycles may be transported and stored on the bicycle racks on the front of the bus on a first come, first served basis subject to the following requirements:

Stand‐up Scooters

Stand‐up scooters are permitted inside buses subject to the following requirements:

Rail Operations, Bus Operations and Police and Emergency Management are responsible for enforcement of this policy.


  1. Bike-n-Ride Webpage
  2. Reasonable-Modification-Statement-7-2021_0
  3. Bus Wheelchair Securement Area and Priority Seating Policy