• Black Instagram Icon
  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon

© 2019 Lyft, Inc

When and where to drive

Wondering where the best places are to drive in Colorado? Curious what times passengers are looking for rides? We've got you covered. Check out our suggestions below and remember to look in your driver app for information on local events.

Denver

Where? 

High Demand Neighborhoods:

Downtown, RiNo, LoHi, Cap Hill, South Broadway, Wash Park, Cherry Creek, Golden Triangle 

Denver International Airport 

Venues:

Driving to and from Denver's top venues offers high demand and ride opportunities before and after events. Check out the top venues here

When?

The work commute:

Try driving between 6:30 AM - 9 AM to catch commuters going into the city and between 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM for those heading home.

Evening:

Many passengers take rides to go out to dinner or to events.

Late night hours:

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 10 PM - 2 AM are when riders choosing to go out are most active.

*Keep in mind that bars in Colorado are required to close at 2 AM. This causes a large demand for rides around that time.

Fort Collins

Where? 

High Demand Neighborhoods:

Old Town, University Park

When?

Late night hours:

During the week, drive between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM to catch passengers heading to / from dinner and events. 

 

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 12 PM - 2 AM are when riders choosing to go out are most active.

 

In Old Town, one lane of Mountain Ave is turned into a rideshare only road during late night hours. Follow the rideshare signs for a smooth pickup/dropoff. 

*Keep in mind that bars in Colorado are required to close at 2 AM. This causes a large demand for rides around that time.

Rocky Mountains

Where? 

High Demand Areas in the Rockies:

Breckenridge Downtown, Frisco & Silverthorne, Vail and Eagle-Vail, Downtown Steamboat, Downtown Aspen and Snowmass

Western-slope:

Downton Grand Junction, Palisades, Downtown Durango, Montrose & Telluride, Crested Butte & Gunnison

When?

Late night hours:

During the week, drive between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM to catch passengers heading to / from dinner and events. 

 

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 12 PM - 2 AM are when riders choosing to go out are most active.

*Keep in mind that bars in Colorado are required to close at 2 AM. This causes a large demand for rides around that time.

Tips on areas to get rides

Try driving around the following businesses to get rides!

  • Areas with restaurants

  • Areas with bars

  • Dispensaries

  • Breweries

  • Wineries

  • Hotels

  • College Campuses

  • Sporting Arenas

  • Concert Venues