LATEST UPDATES ON FALL 2021 PLANNING, VACCINES, COVID-19 TESTING AND MORE LATEST UPDATES ON FALL 2021 PLANNING, VACCINES, COVID-19 TESTING AND MORE
MSU Denver

There are many ways to get around Denver. Whether you live on campus or thirty minutes away, here is information about transportation in the Denver Metro area:

Public Transportation

RTD Pass For Fall Semester
Students will be able to purchase an RTD Pass on August 1 for the duration of the fall semester. The pass will be $135 and will be effective August 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022. Details for how to obtain the pass are still being finalized through the institutions, AHEC and RTD. Stay tuned for more information.

Below are some helpful links and information about transportation in the Denver Metro area.

RTD Rail System

The RTD rail system operates 365 days a year. Twelve rail lines service 113 miles of rail along the Denver’s North, East, Southeast, Southwest, and West rail corridors. There are two convenient lightrail stations on the edges of campus for easy access. Check out the RTD rail system service information page: RTD Rail Service

RTD Bus System

The RTD bus system operates 365 days a year, offering service at more than 10,000 bus stops across eight counties in the Denver metro area. There are multiple bus lines that run near or through campus for easy access. Check out the RTD bus service information page: RTD Bus Service

Driving & Parking on Campus

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Parking Map of the Auraria Campus

There are over 15 parking lots and garages on the Auraria Campus. There are options to pay by the hour or purchase a parking pass.

To learn more about pricing of each lot, please visit AHEC’s Parking and Transportation website.

Download the Auraria Campus Parking Map.

Biking

Biking is an easy mode of transportation. Denver has numerous bike paths and a large biking community. Visit Auraria’s homepage to learn about the benefits of biking and to register your bicycle today.

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When biking Denver remember to bring your SASS:

  • Safe: Wear a helmet.
  • Awareness: Auraria campus prohibits biking on pedestrian walkways. Not abiding by this may result in a ticket. Other locations may also have similar rules, be aware of the regulations in your surroundings.
  • Secure: Lock your bike with a u-lock (to help avoid theft).
  • Savvy: You can also combine your bike commute with public transit. RTD provides services to accommodate bicyclists.

Ride Sharing & Car Services

Denver locals utilize these ride and car sharing services: