Transportation: The Traveler - Garfield County

108 8th Street

Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Traveler provides wheelchair accessible, curb to curb, demand responsive, driver-assisted transportation to Garfield County residents, 65 or older or disabled adults (over 18) who have difficulty using public or private transportation services.

Based in Glenwood Springs and Rifle, the Traveler serves qualified individuals within the following service area parameters: a five (5) mile radius off of Interstate 70 between Parachute and Glenwood Springs, and a five (5) mile radius off of Hwy 82 between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. To help support its operation, the Traveler does
request a voluntary contribution for the services it provides.
LocationGarfield County
Geographical AreaGarfield County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureApplication, will be mailed to the caller/client
Intake RequirementsAfter eligibility is determined through the application and functional assessment a persons request for transportation service must be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the service.All appointments are to made by calling the Traveler Dispatcher between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilitySeniors age 60 or older or disabled adults (over 18) who have difficulty using public or private transportation services.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesSuggested donations
Fee AmountsApproximately $2.00 per ride in town, $3.00 between towns and $20.00 for round trip to Grand Junction
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, closed major holidays
Specific Hours: Request must be made 48 hours in advance
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 945-9191 Glenwood Springs office
Physical Site Address 1 1402 Blake Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Mailing Address 1 195 W. 14th Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Rifle, CO 81650
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656
Other Phone (970) 625-5282 Rifle office
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Garfield County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 108 8th Street
This Service: Transportation: The Traveler - Garfield County
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disability Related Transportation (BT-4500.6500-170)
General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs (BT-4500.6500-280)
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (BT-4500.6500-500)
Senior Ride Programs (BT-4500.6500-800)