Neighbor To Neighbor Volunteers

A nonprofit organization

$1,935 raised

39% complete

$5,000 Goal

Neighbor To Neighbor Volunteers, as Mountain Valley Transit (formerly The Chaffee Shuttle) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. We provide FREE local transit options to anyone and everyone. We offer Fixed Route Services between Salida and Buena Vista as well as Door-to-Door services in the Arkansas River Valley. Our newest Fixed Route Services includes routes throughout the San Luis Valley, providing transportation to Salida and Alamosa. Whether you want to get to an appointment, go grocery shopping, get to work or school, connect with the Bustang to get to Denver, or just go play in our beautiful outdoor recreation areas, we’ve got you covered! While the service is free, donations are always welcomed. 


"I have relied on The Chaffee Shuttle to get me to and from my medical appointments. It has been a godsend for me."

"With the huge wait in getting the parts to fix my car, The Chaffee Shuttle has been awesome in helping me and my kids get where we need to be."

"We had no idea before that we could use Mountain Valley Transit to connect to the Bustang and get to Denver.  Thank you!"

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The Chaffee Shuttle offers FREE transit services throughout the rural communities of the Arkansas River Valley and San Luis Valley in South Central Colorado. Our mission is to provide transit options for the area's residents and visitors – to increase access to key destinations in our communities and reduce household transportation costs, as well as decrease environmental pollutants through shared-ride alternatives.

Background Statement

The Chaffee Shuttle began in 2003 and is managed by Neighbor to Neighbor Volunteers, a rural transit nonprofit organization formed in Salida, CO in 1996.

Organization Data


Organization name

Neighbor To Neighbor Volunteers

other names

Mountain Valley Transit

Year Established


Tax id (EIN)



Human Services, Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, Community Improvement & Capacity Building, Environment, Public & Societal Benefit

Organization Size

Medium Organization


54 Jones Avenue
Salida, CO 81201

Service areas

Chaffee County, CO, US

Alamosa, CO, US, 81101

Salida, CO, US, 81201

Saguache, CO, US, 81149

Antonito, CO, US, 81120



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