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City of Boulder EcoPass

The EcoPass is an annual RTD (Regional Transportation District) transit pass for unlimited regional, express, local bus and light rail service throughout the Denver and Boulder areas. 

The EcoPass RTD MyRide app allows you to ride for free on all RTD services seven days a week as long as you are an eligible employee. This includes local buses, express buses, regional buses, SkyRide service to and from Denver International Airport (DEN), the "N" to Eldora Mountain ski resort, all Community Transit Network buses like the HOP, SKIP, JUMP, BOUND, DASH, STAMPEDE and BOLT and all call-n-ride services.

Businesses within the Central Area General Improvement District (CAGID) and/or the Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District (BID) Area tax district or the University Hill General Improvement District (UHGID), with at least a six month commercial lease, are included in the City of Boulder Community Vitality Commercial District Sponsored Employee EcoPass Program.

RTD has transitioned from EcoPass cards to digital passes in the MyRide mobile app. Follow the steps provided below or view the RTD MyRide set up infographic here

  1. Download the RTD MyRide app
  2. Click on Account on the main app screen.
  3. Create a new account using your work email address. You will receive an email link to verify your account setup.
  4. Set up a MyRide Barcode in the app to travel with your EcoPass.

Your enrollment will be verified by the city for eligibility requirements before activation

If you do not have a smartphone, you may request an EcoPass Authorization Form by submitting an email to including including the full legal name of the employee along with their email address. This form will be exchanged at any RTD Sales Outlet location for a physical MyRide EcoPass card.


Questions? Contact: Lane Landrith, City of Boulder Department of Community Vitality via email or phone, 303-413-7316.

Please note: The City of Boulder Parking Services EcoPass office will not be open on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.