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City of Boulder EcoPass


Eco Pass

Businesses within the CAGID and/or BID area tax district, with at least a 6 month commercial lease, are included in the City of Boulder Parking Services FREE downtown employee EcoPass program.

The City of Boulder Parking & Access Services will issue EcoPass Smart Cards for full-time employees in downtown Boulder at the Community Vitality Department – Parking & Access, located at 1500 Pearl Street Suite 302 (look for the HOP stop next to the stairwell) during the following days and times:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday -  8 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday -  9 am to 4:30 pm
  • 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, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

Please note: Authorization forms will NOT be given to employees. See your office manager/business owner for EcoPass forms.

Contact: Lane Landrith, City of Boulder Department of Community Vitality, 303-413-7316

 Complete Details

Once your City of Boulder Downtown Employee EcoPass Authorization Form has be signed by a city official during the hours of operation, you will complete the process at an RTD station during any of the days and times listed below.  


RTD Photo ID Office Hours:

Visit one of the following RTD locations to get your EcoPass photo taken. The busiest time for taking photos is Mondays at the Downtown Boulder Station between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, so employees should plan on a 20-30 minutes wait.

  • Downtown Boulder Station
    1400 Walnut Street
    Boulder, CO 80302
    Monday - Friday: 10:30 am -  2:30 pm

EcoPass photos are available at both locations M-F except for the following: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Contact: Lane Landrith, City of Boulder Department of Community Vitality, 303-413-7316


EcoPass Extra Program

Riding RTD with an EcoPass card has its privileges. Visit this page to see the discounts offered, thanks to Boulder merchants that support public transportation. Many Downtown Boulder merchants have partnered with the EcoPass Extra Program so EcoPass holders receive further benefits.

Questions as a rider or merchant? Please contact Boulder Transportation Connections which oversees this membership benefits program. Don't forget to check the EcoPass extra page regularly, as new businesses are added to the list.

For any additional questions, please contact the City of Boulder directly.