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side of school bus with closeup of bus' stop sign
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 9:00am
With districts all over Colorado Springs gearing up for the new school year, you can expect to see those yellow buses driving around every morning and afternoon. One of the biggest questions drivers face when the encounter a school bus is: Do I have to stop?
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 8:34am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  Local kids and residents will have the opportunity to sharpen their sport skills, meet members of Team USA, and see sport demonstrations by some of the nation’s best athletes on Wednesday, July 24, as Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA celebrates the start of the one-... Read more
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:33pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Media are invited to attend a community celebration on Thursday, July 18, from 5:30-8 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. The event, organized by the City of Colorado Springs and the Council of Neighbors and Organizations, will focus on unique places and vibrant neighborhoods, as... Read more
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:22pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Beginning Tuesday (July 16), crews will begin an improvement project on Bancroft Park, located in the heart of Old Colorado City. The project seeks to expand and enhance the plaza space, remove the existing picnic pavilion, add a new restroom facility, provide a new... Read more
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 3:38pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The PrideFest Parade returns to downtown Colorado Springs on Sunday (July 14), with the parade beginning at Tejon Street and Cimarron Street and ending at America the Beautiful Park for the second day of PrideFest. The following road closures will be implemented for the... Read more
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:56pm
We Need You! Come help us clean up Fountain Creek from Dorchester Park Colorado Springs to Rainbow Falls in Manitou Springs! There are three cleanup sites. Please register to volunteer so we can make sure we have enough supplies for everyone! Nitrile work gloves and trash bags will be provided.... Read more
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 4:13pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –  All City of Colorado Springs administrative and elected administrative offices and agencies will be CLOSED Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day, including:
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 4:49pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The public is invited to comment on Phase 5 of the City of Colorado Springs’ updated ADA Title II Transition Plan. Phase 5 focuses on city-owned parking lots and garages: 26th Street parking facility, Bijou parking garage, City Administration Building parking garage, City... Read more
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 3:48pm
Colorado Springs, CO – Through May, 2019, a total of 600,813 passengers have traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS).  This represents a 10.8 percent decrease in year-to-date (YTD) traffic compared to the same period in 2018.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 3:24pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest returns to downtown Colorado Springs on Friday (June 28). The following road closures will be enforced throughout the day due to the popular event:11:30 a.m. - midnightTejon Street, between Pikes Peak Avenue and Kiowa... Read more
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 2:31pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain has created a new prize for drivers in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). The Competitor Challenge provides a platform for PPIHC riders, drivers, fans, sponsors and organizers to give back to the mountain by... Read more
red light camera photo of stolen car running red light on right-hand turn
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 8:33am
A few weeks ago, a Colorado Springs resident received a citation for running a red light at the intersection of Platte Avenue and Chelton Road. The problem was…it wasn’t them driving the vehicle.