Lyons Flyer (replaces the previous Y route)
Boulder County, in partnership with the Town of Lyons, City of Boulder, Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Via Mobility Services has restored commuter transit bus service along US 36 between Lyons and Boulder. The service, branded as the “Lyons Flyer,” replaces the Y route, formerly operated by RTD.
On weekdays only, Monday - Friday, the Lyons Flyer provides service between downtown Lyons at Broadway and 4th Ave to New Vista at Baseline Ave in Boulder, along US 36 and Broadway within Boulder. View a detailed route map and list of stops. Riders can also track their bus’s arrival time and location in real-time using Transit App, available for iOS and Android.
View a Mobile Friendly PDF of the Lyons Flyer schedule.
Mid-day service is only available during the summer from months of July and August.
Southbound Schedule (Lyons to Boulder):
|US 36 & 3rd Ave||4th Ave & Railroad Ave||4200 Block of US 36||US 36 & Lefthand Canyon Dr||Broadway & Yarmouth Ave||Broadway & Iris Ave||Broadway & Canyon Blvd||Broadway & Euclid Ave||New Vista & Baseline Ave|
| 6:10 am||6:12 am||6:15 am||6:25 am||6:33 am||6:37 am||6:42 am||6:47 am||6:50 am|
|7:50 am||7:52 am||7:55 am||8:05 am||8:13 am||8:17 am||8:22 am||8:25 am||8:30 am|
|5: 15 pm||5:17 pm||5:20 pm||5:30 pm||5:38 pm||5:42 pm||5:47 pm||5:50 pm||5:55 pm|
Northbound Schedule ( Boulder to Lyons):
|New Vista & Baseline||Broadway & Regent||Broadway & Canyon Blvd||Broadway & Iris Ave||Broadway & Yarmouth Ave||US 36 & Lefthand Canyon Dr||US 36 & 2nd Ave||4th Ave & Railroad Ave|
|7:00 am||7:02 am||7:06 am||7:13 am||7:16 am||7:24 am||7:31 am||7:35 am|
|4:30 pm||4:32 pm||4:36 pm||4:43 pm||4:46 pm||4:54 pm||5:01 pm||5:05 pm|
|6:00 pm||6:02 pm||6:06 pm||6:13 pm||6:16 pm||6:24 pm||6:31 pm||6:35 pm|
Service will be provided Monday through Friday, excluding New Year's Holiday, Independence Day (observed), Labor Day (observed), Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
• No pass, reservation, or fare is required to use this free public transportation service to/from Lyons and Boulder.
• Vehicle parking is available at the Lyons Park-n-Ride, at US 36 and 2nd Ave. in Lyons.
• Riders transferring to other RTD transit services will need either a valid EcoPass or pay the current fare.
• All vehicles have bike racks that can accommodate three bikes.
• Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome onboard the shuttle.
For information about all transit services operated by Boulder County, visit www.boco.org/transit.
zTrip Voucher Program
The zTrip Voucher Program, supported and funded in partnership with Boulder County and RTD.
The vouchers may be used for travel between Lyons (within town limits) and Boulder (city limits), and/or between Lyons (within town limits) and Longmont (city limits) in either direction.
zTrip vouchers are:
Valid for one way travel to/from BOULDER:
Monday – Friday, 5 am – 6 am or 9 am – 4 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 5am – 7pm
NOT VALID FOR RIDES STARTING BETWEEN 6 AM – 9 AM OR 4 PM – 7 PM, M-F
Valid for one way travel to/from LONGMONT:
Any day of the week, 5 am – 7 pm
Maximum value: $50.00
EACH VOUCHER RIDE MUST START OR END IN LYONS
The voucher has no monetary value, but Boulder County and RTD will reimburse the Town for each ride up to a maximum of $50 per voucher. If the cost of the trip exceeds $50 the rider must pay the extra amount directly to the driver.
Town of Lyons staff will distribute zTrip vouchers to those residents who need them. Please contact Town Hall (303-823-6622) with questions.
This service is funded in partnership with the town of Lyons.
RTD operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any person who believes they have been subjected to unlawful discrimination under Title VI may file a complaint with RTD.
To file a complaint or obtain more information regarding RTD’s complaint procedures, visit https://www.rtd-denver.com/reports-and-policies/title-vi-policy, call 303-299-6000; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit RTD’s administrative office at 1660 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80202.
VIA Mobility Services
Via provides bus transportation that goes directly from your pick-up location to your destination, which is available to all residents within Lyons, Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Other days and hours may be available with enough advance notices. Morning, afternoon, or all-day trips to Longmont are available every Wednesday if at least 3 people call to reserve a ride. Passengers may request up to 3 different destinations in Longmont. The fare is $1.25-1 way within Lyons and $4-1 way to Longmont. Reduced-fare and no-fare options are available to those in need. The bus is wheelchair accessible. Ride service is offered by Via, a nonprofit organization.
Contact VIA Mobility Services