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Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:28pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs ranked second amongst Colorado cities participating in the 2019 global urban biodiversity event called the City Nature Challenge. Colorado Springs ranked #57 overall out of 159 cities with 3,812 observations and 742 species documented.  Denver/... Read more
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:11am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT) is offering the Summer Haul Pass exclusively for youth 18 and under. For just $25, kids and teens can take advantage of unlimited rides on fixed-route City buses from June 1 through August 31. MMT’s Summer Haul Pass program has helped... Read more
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:09am
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Beginning May 9, drivers who run a red light at an intersection with red light safety cameras will be issued $75 citations as the 30-day warning and education period comes to an end. Violations confirmed by Colorado Springs Police Department staff to have occurred will... Read more
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Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:22am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is launching a survey to learn more about residents’ experiences with the local housing market. Residents can share their opinions about affordability, housing quality, the search experience, and other housing... Read more
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 3:07pm
Colorado Springs, Colo. – May 3, 2019 – Several downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City parking meters will be free May 6-10 thanks to local tourism dollars generated by visitors through the Lodging and Automobile Rental Tax (LART). The City of Colorado Springs and Visit Colorado Springs... Read more
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:30am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – To celebrate Arbor Day, which was recognized nationwide by the Arbor Day Foundation on April 26, local volunteers will help plant 20 chinkapin oak trees in Memorial Park on Saturday (May 4). Provided by the City’s forestry division and Colorado Springs Utilities, the trees... Read more
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 3:13pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Approximately 150 local volunteers will work on improvement and beautification projects at Hillside Community Center on Saturday (May 4) as part of Comcast Cares Day, a Comcast NBCUniversal initiative to... Read more
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:33am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--Mountain Metropolitan Transit recognizes National Military Appreciation Month by offering active duty military members free rides on all fixed-route city buses for the entire month of May. Active duty members of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National... Read more
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 4:40pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Starting Monday, April 29 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Pikes Peak Avenue from Wahsatch Avenue to Printers Parkway will reopen to through traffic with a single lane in each direction. No closures of Pikes Peak Avenue are scheduled for the remainder of the project.
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 12:29pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The public is invited to comment on Phase 3 of the City of Colorado Springs’ updated ADA Title II Transition Plan. Phase 3 focuses on parks facilities and community centers including Beidleman Environmental Center, Sertich Ice Center, and Deerfield Hills, Hillside, Meadows... Read more
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:13am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— Beginning Monday April 29, Mountain Metro will add express bus service to UCHealth Memorial Hospital North and Children’s Hospital Colorado. Children’s Colorado will not be fully open until mid-summer 2019. The new Route 38 will operate every 45 minutes, weekdays from... Read more
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:35am
Colorado Springs, CO – Through March, 2019, a total of 336,758 passengers have traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS).  This represents a 15 percent decrease in year-to-date (YTD) traffic compared to the same period in 2018.