The annual Rocky Mountain Showdown between CU and CSU will no longer be played at Empower Field at Mile High. See the University of Colorado and Colorado State University websites for more information.


The 2019 CU vs. CSU game took place at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Friday, August 30.

See schedules for these upcoming games:

No Pick-Up Schedules are available at this time.

Bus Service

Buses depart from many Park-n-Rides and other locations for the game about 2½ hours before kickoff and operate until about one hour before the game starts, depending on your CU vs. CSU route and location. Check the pickup schedule above for route details. Service resumes immediately following the game and will continue until 45 minutes after the game ends.

View the CU vs CSU Service Map

Please note: Passengers will not be permitted to leave any personal items in the bus during the game.

Train Service

The C, E, and W Lines stop at the Broncos Stadium Field at Mile High Station, and the W Line stops at Decatur-Federal Station. Fans can also take the D or H Lines and transfer to the C or E lines at I-25 and Broadway, Alameda and 10th & Osage stations, or take the University of Colorado A Line, B Line, or G Line and transfer to the C, E, or W Lines at Union Station. Please note that regular rail fares apply.

View the CU vs CSU Service Map

Please note:

Parking at Decatur-Federal Station will not be available to RTD patrons between 1:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. on game day. This lot will be a pay lot for the event, and unauthorized vehicles may be towed at the owner's expense.

Learn More About Decatur-Federal Station

Locations and Fares

Join the fans taking the most convenient, economical ride to the game. Just hop on at one of our pick-up locations and pay your exact round-trip cash fare. Special Services Coupons are valid forms of payment on this special service.

CollegePass is not accepted as fare on this special service.

RTD passes, tickets, MyRide card, smart card (EcoPass, NecoPass, CollegePass), airport day passes, local day passes, regional day passes, local monthly passes, regional monthly passes, Free Ride Coupons, and 10-Ride tickets including Access-a-Ride are not accepted on this special service.

round-trip fare*
8th & Coffman $10.50/$5.25* RM20
Boulder High School+ $10.50/$5.25* RM10
Longmont $10.50/$5.25* RM20
Thornton $6.00/$3.00 RM4
US 36 & Broomfield $10.50/$5.25* RM10
US 36 & McCaslin $10.50/$5.25* RM10
US 36 & Table Mesa $10.50/$5.25* RM10
Wadsworth & Hampden $6.00/$3.00 RM6
Wagon Road $10.50/$5.25* RM44

* Discount fares apply to seniors 65+, individuals with disabilities, and Medicare recipients. ** Youth discount fares apply to youth ages 6-19 (up to three children ages 5 and younger ride free with a fare-paying adult). Active duty members of the U.S. military ride for free on all RTD services. Proof of eligibility is required for all passengers using discounted fare products.

+ Parking is not permitted at Boulder High School unless a school attendant is on duty collecting parking fees.

Parking fees may apply. See how to park for details.