Mountain Metro Bus Service Reductions

Bus Capacity: All Mountain Metro buses are at full capacity.

Mask Policy: All bus patrons two years of age and older are required to wear a mask. The Mountain Metro mask policy is in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Order for public transportation conveyances and transportation hubs issued in February, 2021.

Service Reductions

Mountain Metro is experiencing a shortage of reporting bus drivers and will run a modified schedule until further notice. 

Detailed information including the days, times, and routes of confirmed positive bus drivers can be found here or by calling 385-7433.

All modified hours are updated in Google Real-Time. For trip planning, and real-time arrival information, we highly recommend using My Next Bus with Google Maps.

    Weekday Service Reductions:

    Mountain Metro will run on reduced level service until further notice.

    • Cancelled Routes: 38 and 40
    • Route 1 is reduced from 15 minute frequency to 30 minute frequency. Route 1 buses departing the terminal at the top and middle of the hour (:00 and :30) will not operate.
    • Route 27 is reduced from 15 minute frequency to 30 minute frequency. Route 27 buses departing the Citadel and PPCC at the top and middle of the hour (:00 and :30) will not operate.
    • Routes 15 and 18 are cancelled beginning Monday, April 26.

    Beginning July 21, 2021: Frequency Reductions on Route 9 and 19 due to driver shortage. These Routes will go from 30 to 60-minute frequency.

    • Route 9 will depart from the Terminal 15 minutes after the hour (0:15) and from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 43 minutes after the hour (0:43).
    • Route 19 will depart from the Terminal at the top of the hour (:00) and from Eagle Rock 29 minutes after the hour (0:29).

    Saturday Service Reductions:

    Mountain Metro transit drivers are currently receiving their COVID-19 vaccines. Due to the driver shortage, Mountain Metro will reduce the weekday frequencies of Routes 1, 7, and 27 beginning Saturday, March 27, until further notice.

    • Routes 1, 7, and 27 are reduced to 60 minute frequency.
    • Routes 1 and 7 will depart the terminal at 15 minutes after the hour.
    • Route 27 departs the Citadel at 47 minutes after the hour. Route 27 departs PPCC at 14 minutes after the hour

    Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses use clean diesel technology and are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-bus program. For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit is external), or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433).