Aspen’s offseason parking, transit schedule take effect
The city of Aspen’s offseason transit schedule begins Tuesday, Sept. 6 with the following services:
• Aspen free shuttles — Castle Maroon, Cemetery Lane, Hunter Creek and Mountain Valley routes will operate from 7 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. The Cross Town Shuttle ended summer service Monday; it returns Thanksgiving week. For more bus route information, call 970-925-8484.
• Late-night taxi service — High Mountain Taxi will provide free late-night service from Rubey Park to any city bus stop on Fridays and Saturdays during the offseason. Service will be available at 12:30 a.m., 1 a.m., 1:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. Call 970-925-TAXI for more information.
• Downtowner on-demand service — Downtowner service will continue to operate from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, offering free rides throughout the downtown core. Information and the Downtowner app are available at http://www.ridedowntowner.com.
• Aspen parking — Saturday parking is free starting Sept. 10. Sundays and holidays are free. Paid parking remains in effect Monday through Friday. Through late November, downtown parking rates are 50 percent less than the summer rates. Four hours is the maximum you can park in the downtown core, and enforcement takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking in the residential areas is available for $8 daily with the purchase of a day pass. Carpools of two or more adults may pick up a free carpool parking permit at the Airport Parking Kiosk on weekdays between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. Visit http://www.commuterconnect.net for help locating carpool partners. The Rio Grande Parking Plaza offers covered parking with discount pass options and free Night Out parking from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
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