Colorado to Consider Statewide Transit Pass

A bill expected soon in the Colorado State Legislature would establish a universal transit pass, good for a ride on any of local or regional transit system in the state.

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August 29, 2023, 10:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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Colorado State Senator Kevin Priola (D-Weld and Adams County) has announced forthcoming legislation that would establish a universal transit pass for the state—what the senator calls a transit “omni-pass.”

“I’m trying to think of policy ideas to lower barriers to entry and lower friction to enjoy mass transit,” says Sen. Priola in an article by Sara Wilson.

The omni-pass “would let a commuter take complex public transportation routes without needing to buy multiple tickets or navigate different fare purchasing systems,” explains Priola.

A similar model is in place in the state’s ski towns, where skiers can access multiple resorts on one pass.

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