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New Route Information Effective June 6, 2011

For a printable PDF brochure click here

To view the new routes on a map please click the links below: 

ROUTE 100 Map (formerly Blue) 
ROUTE 200 Map (formerly Green) 
ROUTE 300 Map (formerly Orange)
ALL ROUTES on 1 (one) map

To view a detailed listing of every stop and times for each route, click below: 

ROUTE 100 
ROUTE 200 
ROUTE 300

Please note that Saturday service is significantly changing. We will now start service on Saturdays 2 (two) hours later at 8:48 AM and we will end service 1 (one) hour earlier, at 5:37 PM. 

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday 6:38 AM - 6:37 PM

Saturdays Only  8:48 AM - 5:37 PM

No service on Sunday

 

***Please note that all COLT routes start each day 10 minutes earlier than posted.  Example: Route 100 departs Orchards at :38 on the 1st loop of the day, the rest of the day it departs at :48.

With the new route changes, we will no longer be entering the Chilson Center parking lot as well as MCR. The Chilson center stop will now be at 1st and Monroe on Route 100 @ :28 and MCR will be serviced by Route 300 outside the lot near the roundabout between :10 and :22 minutes after each hour.

FLEX Service

FLEX provides bus service connecting the Fort Collins South Transit Center (The Square) to Coffman & 8th Street in Longmont.

  • You can transfer from the COLT routes to FLEX at Orchards Shopping Center.  Routes 100 & 200 arrive at Orchards at :37 after each hour.  Route 300 arrives at :40.
  • You can also board FLEX directly at the following stops:
    • Southbound stop at Cleveland & 8th
    • Southbound stop at Cleveland in front of 5 Star Tire
    • Northbound stop at SW 14th & Lincoln in front of Auto Zone
    • Northbound stop at Lincoln & 8th
  • Transfers to FLEX are free. 
  • For a printable FLEX schedule, click here

The following COLT passes will work as payment when boarding FLEX directly.  ADA Annual, Senior Annual, Student Annual, Trainer Pass, City of Loveland Employee pass, Personal Care Attendant (PCA) pass, Honorary Rider pass and Monthly passes. 

FLEX WILL NOT accept COLT issued tokens or COLT issued LIP cards used for a cash discount.  If you are riding FLEX into Longmont to connect with RTD you will need to be prepared to pay the RTD fare.  Transfers from FLEX will not be accepted by RTD.  For a list of RTD fares and schedules please go to their website at www.rtd-denver.com

COLT Transfers

  • You can receive a transfer to FLEX from all 3 Loveland buses.
  • Transfers between all Loveland buses and FLEX are good for 1 hour from issue time.

Holiday Closures
Fixed route and Paratransit do not operate on Sundays.  Service is also not available on the following holidays or city mandated furlough days when applicable:

New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

For exact 2011 closure dates, please click here [PDF].

Wheelchair Access
All COLT vehicles are equipped with a wheelchair lift for persons with disabilities. The driver will operate the lift for you, and assist you once you are on board.

Bikes on Buses
The bus is equipped with a bike rack for two bicycles, so you can take your bike with you at no additional cost. Each bike can be loaded and unloaded independently by the rider. The racks are available on a first-come/first-serve basis; bikes are not permitted inside the bus.

Late Trips
The City of Loveland Transit (COLT) makes every effort to operate according to schedule. There are occasionally circumstances beyond our control such as construction, accidents, inclement weather or heavy traffic that impede our ability to arrive on time. In no event shall the City of Loveland Transit (COLT) be held liable for late operation or disruptions in service.

Service Animals - Updated and effective March 15, 2011 

Service animal means any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. Other species of animals, whether wild or domestic, trained or untrained, are not service animals for the purposes of this definition. The work or tasks performed by a service animal must be directly related to the individual's disability. Examples of work or tasks include, but are not limited to, assisting individuals who are blind or have low vision with navigation and other tasks, alerting individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to the presence of people or sounds, providing non-violent protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, assisting an individual during a seizure, alerting individuals to the presence of allergens, retrieving items such as medicine or the telephone, providing physical support and assistance with balance and stability to individuals with mobility disabilities, and helping persons with psychiatric and neurological disabilities by preventing or interrupting impulsive or destructive behaviors. The crime deterrent effects of an animal's presence and the provision of emotional support, well-being, comfort, or companionship do not constitute work or tasks for the purposes of this definition.

Source: http://www.ada.gov/regs2010/titleII_2010/titleII_2010_withbold.htm

Paratransit
The COLT Paratransit Service offers door-to-door transportation services within Loveland ’s Growth Management Area (GMA) for individuals over the age of 60, and individuals whose physical and/or mental disabilities PREVENT them from using regular fixed route service. This service is available from 6:38 AM to 6:37 PM Monday-Friday and from 8:48 AM to 5:37 PM on Saturdays.  There is no service on Sundays.  Our goal is to provide independence and mobility for those who might otherwise be socially isolated. For information about COLT Paratransit, call (970) 962-2700. For an ADA Paratransit application click here to download and print.

Statement of Rights
The City of Loveland Transit (COLT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination in the receipt of its services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, or any other characteristics protected by law, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Further, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, no entity shall discriminate against an individual with a physical or mental disability in connection with the provision of transportation service.

To obtain more information on COLT's nondiscrimination obligations or to file a complaint, contact COLT, 410 East 5th Street, Loveland, CO 80537, phone number (970) 962-2700. You may file a written complaint no later than 180 calendar days after the date of the alleged discrimination.

Information on non-English alternative formats may be obtained from the COLT office.

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