To make it easier to park free and ride free, express bus service from West Vail has been improved for the winter season with increased frequency and scheduled departure times.
During the mornings, riders wait no longer than 10 minutes to catch a bus into Lionshead or Vail Village using a combination of the West Vail Express and West Vail Green route. In the afternoon, 10 minute return service from the Vail Transportation Center runs from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. using a combination of the West Vail Express and West Vail Red route.
The town maintains 175 free parking spaces on the North Frontage Road in West Vail. There are 75 spaces across from the West Vail Mall which are available daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and another 100 spaces west of the roundabout which are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday, also from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. The spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.