If you are new to Fort Collins or just trying to learn about the area you may have heard of the Max. So what is Max Fort Collins. This might sound a little confusing but just like the Mayor of Old Town, the Max is not a person. In fact this is a public transportation line that runs from North to South parallel to College Avenue. This is what people would consider to be our main street. For $1.25 you can ride the bus to any point along the corridor. Another $1.25 will take you back the other direction. For $2.50 per day you can ride Max round trip from your home to work.
This represents a great option for getting to Old Town, and makes homes a short walking distance away that much more valuable. If you work anywhere along the corridor it is likely easier to ride Max than to drive, especially with the difficulty finding parking in Old Town. Need to get some work done on the way to work. You don’t need to worry. This is because Max offers free WiFi on board too. This feature will allow you to engage in maximum productivity. If you find yourself riding that much than an annual pass is probably for you. These run $154 dollars for a year.
Max runs from 5:30 AM – 11:00 PM weekdays 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM Saturdays and 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM Sundays. More information on scheduling can be found here just make sure to double check for exceptions to these times before trying to take a ride. Now that you have all the info you can become friends with Max just like everyone else in town, and after a few rides you can practically consider yourself a local. If you have any other local questions, contact us. We are your local experts and we would be happy to help.