About RFTA

The Transit and Trails Blog is published by the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority.  RFTA is the Roaring Fork Valley’s public transportation provider.  RFTA currently operates a fleet of over 82 vehicles and carried 4.1 million passengers in 2006. RFTA uses Biodiesel fuel in all of its fleet of diesel power vehicles including our hybrid buses, and ethanol in our gasoline vehicles.

RFTA also manages the greatest portion of the Rio Grande Trail which runs from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, Colorado. The Rio Grande has 42 miles of continuous multi-use trail and is completely protected from vehicular traffic except at intersections. The Rio Grande Trail is a rails to trails project which is built in the Aspen Branch of the historic Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.

For more information please visit www.rfta.com

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