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Springs receives FASTER funds for new buses, maintenance

Colorado Springs will receive its share of $14 million in FASTER funds from the state government, according to news from the Colorado Department of Transportation. The Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation and Economic Recovery will be spent for maintenance and equipment for the Front Range Express, a busing service to Denver. It will also be… Continue Reading Springs receives FASTER funds for new buses, maintenance

FREX bus service to run through at least 2010

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Commuter bus service between Colorado Springs and Denver will continue for at least the rest of the year. FrontRange Express, or FREX, recently sold nine surplus buses for $1.4 million to raise money to keep service running. The Colorado Department of Transportation agreed to put its portion of proceeds toward… Continue Reading FREX bus service to run through at least 2010

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FREX surplus buses sold, service may continue

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In a bit of good news for commuters, the city has succeeded in selling nine surplus FREX buses to the York County Transportation Authority in Pennsylvania for a total of $1.44  million, an average of $160,000 per bus. The next step is up to City Council, who will decided Feb. 9 whether local proceeds from the… Continue Reading FREX surplus buses sold, service may continue

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