Podcast News

Podcast News

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:46pm
It’s hard to believe how quickly technology is changing these days! It’s important that our city government be ready to keep up with the latest and greatest ways to improve our services. That’s why we have an Office of Innovation and a “vision” called SmartCOS.
Jen, Ted, and Todd sitting in the audio booth
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 9:53am
Ever wonder how the traffic lights are timed? Or who’s in charge of the hundreds of intersections around the city? Join Ted & Jen as they bust some of the myths about traffic in Colorado Springs!
Tamyra outdoor portrait
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 3:30pm
She’s a 2019 World Champion women’s freestyle wrestler and she trains right here in Olympic City USA! Hear from Tamyra Mensah-Stock about her exciting journey as she sets her sights on competing in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer.
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 11:18am
Does the city have a plan to deal with all of this growth? Of course! A lot of that centers around our planning department, so we’re talking with the director to get an idea of what our city planners do and what they don’t do.
closeup of parking meter
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.
Jen and Ted give thumbs up from the audio booth. Gray sound proof materials on the way behind them, studio microphones and sound board in front.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 1:45pm
Colorado Springs is lucky number 13! That's right, our amazing city is ranked #13 on the New York Times’ prestigious “52 Places to Visit in 2020” list. Ted and Jen are here to celebrate!
John Suthers head shot
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:21am
Jen and Ted have a great conversation with Mayor John Suthers about his job as Mayor, why he chose public service and public office and how he stays focused. He shares the importance of setting goals along with his favorite part of serving as the Mayor of COS.
GoCOS app logo
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:34pm
Pothole on your street? Want to find the nearest park? There’s an app for that called GoCOS! It’s free to download onto your phone so that the power is at your fingertips. Hear from Citizen Engagement Specialist Jay Anderson about the features of the city’s new app and why the city needs you to use... Read more
HelpCOS logo
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:30am
Homelessness is a complex issue. What organizations and agencies does the city work with on this issue and what progress is being made? How can you donate and where does the money go? These are answers everyone needs to know.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 9:48am
The Colorado Springs Fire Department does so much more than fight fires! Typically fire related calls are only one percent of CSFD call responses. Jen and Ted speak with Sunny Smaldino, Safety Educator for CSFD’s Division of the Fire Marshal, about preventative measures for fire and general safe... Read more
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:01pm
We’re getting a little more serious than usual to talk about the high number of traffic fatalities in Colorado Springs, and what our police officers identify as the major reasons. Listen to some frightening stories and life-saving tips from the lead of the Major Crash Team, Sgt. Jim Stinson. Jen... Read more
front of Colorado Springs airport
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 8:13am
Like a Phoenix the Colorado Springs Airport has risen from the ashes of a fire that ruined staff offices in 2018 to winning Colorado Airport of the Year in 2019! Jen and Ted speak with Dana Schield about airport improvements, businesses growing in the area, and of course… HALF PRICE HOLIDAY PARKING!