Additional Snowstang™ Service for MLK

News Release

January 16, 2020 - Denver Metro Area, Colorado

DENVER  The Colorado Department of Transportation is giving skiers and snowboarders another day of Snowstang service for the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.   

Snowstang will provide roundtrips between Denver Union Station and the Denver Federal Center to the Loveland Ski Area, Arapahoe Basin, Steamboat Resort, and Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs this weekend, as follows: 

Loveland Ski Area

  • Saturday (1/18)
  • Sunday (1/19)  
  • Monday – MLK Day (1/20)


  • Saturday
  • Sunday  
  • Monday – MLK Day

Steamboat Springs/Howelsen Hill

  • Saturday: Denver to Steamboat
  • Sunday: Denver to Steamboat 
  • Monday: Steamboat to Denver

For all three lines, passengers can board at Denver Union Station or the Denver Federal Center. Roundtrip tickets for Loveland Ski Area and Arapahoe Basin start at $25.  A roundtrip to Steamboat Springs (Steamboat Resort and Howelsen Hill) is $40.00. Additional discounts are available for seniors and children.  To purchase tickets, visit or download the Bustang® mobile app, JustRide Bustang, for iOS or Android.

Service to the three areas began on Saturday, Dec. 14, and continues every weekend through Sunday, April 20, 2020.  Snowstang also will provide service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17.

Operated by Ace Express Coaches, LLC of Golden, Snowstang™ coaches carry 51 passengers, are climate controlled, and have Wi-Fi access, a restroom, USB and power outlets. 


Whole System - Whole Safety  

Earlier this year, CDOT announced its Whole System — Whole Safety initiative to heighten safety awareness. This initiative takes a systematic, statewide approach to safety combining the benefits of CDOT’s programs that address driving behaviors, our built environment and the organization's operations. The goal is to improve the safety of Colorado’s transportation network by reducing the rate and severity of crashes and improving the safety of all transportation modes. The program has one simple mission—to get everyone home safely.


CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located throughout Colorado, and manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway and 3,429 bridges. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of other agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also administers Bustang, the state-owned and operated interregional express service. Gov. Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options.