The mission of the Transit Program is to provide high quality financial, planning and management assistance to rural, specialized, and public transit systems across Colorado.


  • administers funds provided through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA);
  • works closely with eligible recipients of FTA funds, including rural, specialized, and public transit operators;
  • provides management and planning assistance to transit operators statewide, as well as to state, regional and local agencies and officials;
  • encourages coordination among state and local agencies which finance and support transportation services; and
  • promotes consideration of transit alternatives as part of a balanced transportation system.

CDOT Helps Make the Ride to Work Less Work

Useful Information
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Overview of Trends impacting transit

Overview of ADA impacting on transit system
Overview of transit vehicle
Overview of drug and alchohol
Colorado planning process

CDOT statewide Transportation
Statewide transportation planning rules

Front Range Commuter Bus Study

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