City of Loveland Transit

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Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 COLT will resume fare collection. COLT offices will be open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, 105 West 5th Street.

COLT will continue to take additional steps to protect drivers and riders with the following procedures:

  • Seating immediately behind the operator is closed to passengers, (taped off with caution tape).
  • Plexiglas barriers have been installed between the driver and farebox.
  • Operators are cleaning frequent touch surfaces throughout their shift.
  • Operators are cleaning areas where passengers were seated between trips.
  • Windows are opened, weather permitting.
  • Buses are a deep cleaned when service ends for the day.

The City of Loveland’s continuing response to COVID-19’s threat to public health and safety now includes additional measures affecting transit operations.

Contact Us

Office Phone Number: (970) 962-2700

Automated fixed route information: (970) 962-2429
105 West Fifth Street
Loveland, CO 80537


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 6:38 AM - 7:48 PM - Beginning July 1, 2019!
Saturday only 8:38 AM - 5:48 PM
Note: Route 1 makes a final departure from North Transfer Point at Loveland Food Bank at 7:48 pm M-F and 5:48 pm Saturday. This trip terminates at Cleveland and 5th Street
No Service Sunday

COLT Bus Routes

    FLEX Service (Regional Bus Service)

    FLEX provides regional service from Fort Collins South Transit Center to Boulder, with stops in Loveland, Berthoud and Longmont. For more information on FLEX, please visit the FLEX Website.

    The following COLT passes will work as payment when boarding FLEX directly. ADA Annual, Senior Annual, Student Annual, Adult Annual, Trainer Pass, City of Loveland Employee pass, 10 Day, 20 Day and Monthly passes. 

    FLEX WILL NOT accept COLT issued Single Ride Tickets or any COLT issued cards used for a cash discount. 

    If you are riding FLEX into Longmont to connect with RTD you will need to be prepared to pay the RTD fare.  Transfers from FLEX will not be accepted by RTD.  For a list of RTD fares and schedules please go to their website

    COLT Transfers

    • You can receive a transfer to FLEX from all five (5) Loveland buses.
    • Transfers between all Loveland buses and FLEX are good for 1 hour from issue time.

    If you have comments/feedback or concerns, please complete the online form.


     Passes that require a photo ID  
     Adult Annual $180.00
     ADA Annual (Americans with Disabilities) requires application  $25.00
    Senior Annual (60 + years and older)  $25.00
     Passes with no photo ID required  
     10 Day Pass (good for 10 consecutive operating days) $12.50
     20 Day Pass (good for 20 consecutive operating days)  $22.50
     Monthly Pass (good for 31 consecutive operating days from date of purchase  $30.00

     Cash Fares  
     Adult (18 - 59)  $1.25
     Senior (60+)  $0.60
     Child/Youth (0 - 17)  Free
     Persons with disabilities (medicare card holders may show their card to receive this rate)  $0.60


    Bus passes can be purchased at our office, located at 105 West 5th Street, Loveland, CO 80537 from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.  COLT accepts cash, checks, and credit cards.

    *Drivers do not carry change.  The exact fare amount is required when riding the bus.

    *Additional discounted cash fares may be available by qualifying through the House of Neighborly Service (HNS) located at 1511 East 11th St., Loveland, CO 80537.  For more information on available discounts call COLT at (970) 962-2700 or HNS at (970) 667-4939.

    Lost or stolen bus passes:

    All passengers will receive a one (1)-time courtesy replacement card in the event they have a lost or stolen pass. Subsequent replacements will be charged according the fee schedule below:

    First Replacement: Free

    Second replacement: $5.00

    Third replacement: $12.50

    Fourth replacement: $25.00

    Damaged or defective passes will be replaced without a fee. Pass must be presented and relinquished to COLT staff before a replacement pass will be issued. Failure to do so may result in the passenger paying a replacement fee.

     Passes with no photo ID required
     Passes with no photo ID required
    Wheelchair Access
    Bikes on Buses
    Late Trips
    Holiday Closures
    Service Animals
    Other Transit Options
    Program of Projects

    Statement of Rights

    The City of Loveland Transit (COLT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination in the receipt of its services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, or any other characteristics protected by law, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Further, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, no entity shall discriminate against an individual with a physical or mental disability in connection with the provision of transportation service.

    To obtain more information on COLT's nondiscrimination obligations or to file a complaint, contact the City of Loveland, Title VI Coordinator at 300 East Third Street, Loveland, CO 80537, phone number (970) 962-2372. You may file a written complaint no later than 180 calendar days after the date of the alleged discrimination.

    Information on non-English alternative formats may be obtained from the COLT office.

    Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Notice

    In accordance with requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, the City of Loveland, Colorado hereby notifies the public that it is recommending the following Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for the applicable professional services, construction and procurement contracts during Fiscal Years 2018 – 2020, beginning October 1, 2018 and ending September 30, 2020 is 5.0%. Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected is available for inspection from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Mountain Time) at the City of Loveland, Purchasing Division, 500 E. 3rd Street, second floor, Loveland, CO 80524 for 30 days following the date of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice. The comments are for informational purposes only and may be send to the DBE officer, same address, or to the Civil Rights Officer, Region 8 Federal Transit Administration, 12300 West Dakota Avenue, Suite 310, Lakewood, CO 80228-2583.

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