Summit Stage

Free public transit throughout Summit County, Colorado

Summit Stage offers free public transit service within Summit County, Colorado, providing access to our public lands, lodging, town centers, retail areas, and medical centers.  We also operate two low-cost commuter routes, connecting with both Park County and Lake County. Summit Stage provides ADA paratransit service.

Bus Schedule

Summit Stage will operate our Summer 2021 schedule starting Saturday April 17th, 2021 through November 20th, 2021.

Employment Opportunities

Bus Operators

Applications for both Full-Time Year Round and Winter Seasonal bus driver positions are accepted on an on-going basis year-round. Applicants must be at least 21 years old and possess a Colorado Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or be able to obtain one through our driver training program within two weeks of starting.  Starting July 1st, 2021, Bus Operator pay starts at $20.93 per hour plus an excellent Summit County Government benefits package.

To apply, complete and submit the Summit Stage Application Form (pdf).       
Completed forms may be mailed, faxed, scanned and emailed, or brought to our dispatch office. Please include a copy of your current motor vehicle record (MVR) obtained at your local driver's license office. Mail applications to P.O. Box 2179, Frisco, CO 80443. You can scan and email to Stefanie Miranda. Fax to 970-668-4165. Summit Stage offices are located at 0222 County Shops Road, Frisco, CO 80443.

If you are thinking about applying and have questions, you may reach out to Melissa Decker at 970-668-4164.

Bike Racks

All Summit Stage buses are equipped with bike racks from May 1 through Oct. 31, for use between sunrise and sunset. Bike racks can accommodate up to 3 bikes max, on a first-come first served basis. No bikes are allowed inside of the bus. No Bikes are allowed on racks bus before sunrise or after sunset. Official times for sunrise/sunset are obtained through Google search, using Frisco, CO as the location. Learn how to use Summit Stage bike racks

Class 1 E-bikes (no throttle) weighing <50 lbs are allowed. 
Class 2 and above E-bikes, or any bikes that weigh >50 lbs are NOT allowed.

Summit Stage buses do not have bike racks equipped Nov 1st - April 31st.

COVID-19 Transit Limitations

Summit Stage buses are back to operating at 100% passenger capacity. Masks (covering the nose and mouth) are still required to be worn at all times inside of our buses and Transit Stations (Passengers under age 2 are exempt). This is in accordance with the TSA's security directive which extended the Mask mandate on all public transportation through at least September 13, 2021. We continue to encourage passengers to practice physical distancing whenever possible.

Find Your Bus

View Summit Stage routes and real-time bus locations with the Summit Stage SmartBus system.

Download the Summit Stage app:
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Advertise on Summit Stage Buses

To advertise your business on our buses, contact Street Media Group.
Summit Stage is operated by Summit County Government.  Learn more about Summit County.