One of the coolest things about Park City is our totally free, full-coverage Park City transportation system. While you’re in town, skip the Ubers and Lyfts, forget the rental cars and traffic jams, and take advantage of our amazing mass-transit system.
As of July 1, 2021, the Park City transportation system is getting even better. Our beautiful town is now served by two cooperating districts—Park City Transit and the new High Valley Transit system. Find out how our transportation system is changing to better serve riders from Kimball Junction to Main Street.
Two Systems, One Town
Park City Transit has been providing fare-free public transportation in the Park City area since 1975. From the Main Street trolley to the new electric buses bringing guests in from the Kimball Junction Park & Ride, their vehicles are a regular sight in almost every corner of town.
A Park City Transit Bus Carrying Two Mountain Bikes // source: parkcity.org
But Park City is a growing town. To better serve our community and the surrounding towns in Summit County, it is crucial to address our flourishing population with an expanded transit system.
High Valley Transit was created to do just that. This new transit service will serve the larger Summit Valley community, connecting to Park City Transit’s services at regional hubs while serving satellite communities like Snyderville, Kimball Junction, Jeremy Ranch, Hideout, and Kamas. Instead of stretching resources across a vast area, the creation of High Valley Transit lets each service focus on specific needs in the area.
Services and Service Areas
That’s all well and good, but what does that actually mean for visitors and residents in the Park City area? It means you can get a ride to exactly where you want to go from just about any part of the greater Park City area. Both Park City Transit and High Valley Transit will provide a combination of fixed bus lines and on-demand vehicle service supplemented by ADA ride programs.
Buses are the centerpiece of the transit program, and they always have been. Both services will run five to six route lines. Park City Transit will operate multiple loops in the downtown area, Prospector Square, and Deer Valley. High Valley Transit will run loops through Kimball Junction and Canyons Village. They will also offer a commuter shuttle to outlying communities. In addition to those focused, circular routes, both will run a bus all the way from Deer Valley to Kimball Junction. Remember, all those buses are free!
The lynchpins of those longer routes are the four area transit centers—located at Old Town, Park City Mountain, Canyons Village, and Kimball Junction. Jump onto either route, and you’ll be able to cruise the entire length of Highway 224, Park Ave, and Deer Valley Dr. If you hop off one bus at the transit center, you can jump onto the other line to connect to your desired destination.