Downtown News

Downtown News

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 3:28pm
With restaurants now open for limited dine-in services, the City of Colorado Springs is working to help restaurants accommodate more customers while adhering to social distancing requirements. To answer Governor Jared Polis’ call for municipalities to expand outdoor dining, the Colorado Springs... Read more
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 11:28am
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Colorado Springs’ Parking Enterprise has suspended enforcement of parking meters through at least May 25.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:47pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Effective immediately, the City of Colorado Springs’ Parking Enterprise will suspend enforcement of parking meters, time limited and non-metered parking areas along with booting until Thursday, April 30. All parking meters in downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City... Read more
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 9:48am
Colorado Springs is one of three Colorado communities that has helped earn the state national recognition by Forbes Magazine for being committed to achieving equitable economic growth in underserved and overlooked communities in Opportunity Zones.
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 9:35am
Parking Enterprise Director Scott Lee talks about new parking rates downtown and how the City is planning for future parking needs as development downtown continues to grow.
closeup of parking meters
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 8:52am
Due to feedback from local businesses and organizations, the Parking Enterprise has adjusted evening meters to allow for up to four hours of parking between 6-10 p.m. Guests can feed the meter for the maximum of four hours, or until the meter enforcement time ends at 10 p.m.
Friday, January 3, 2020 - 9:22am
A Structural Assessment Report commissioned and completed in 2019 has identified $10M in beneficial projects and deferred maintenance needs through the City’s parking system. Parking rates have lagged behind in recent years since the last increase occurred 14 years ago, placing Colorado Springs... Read more
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 1:41pm
Downtown Colorado Springs experienced unprecedented growth in 2019, thanks to a residential building boom, the opening or groundbreaking of four hotels and the coming development of landmark projects to include the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, Downtown Stadium, Robson Arena and the Vermijo... Read more
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 4:02pm
It's been 14 years since parking meter rates downtown have increased, despite tremendous growth. The result has been significant and overdue infrastructure and maintenance needs that the City has been unable to fund. To address these challenges, the City is implementing modest rate increases for... Read more