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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

In a time of lean state budgets, the Colorado Department of Transportation has launched an $800,000 study of the state’s railroads and created a new department to deal with railway and other transportation issues. It’s a move that could lay the groundwork for long-talked-about plans for high-speed trains from Pueblo through Colorado Springs to Fort… Continue Reading Colo. has never had a regional rail plan. Now it will

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The Colorado Transportation Commission announced nearly $21 million will be spent on statewide and regional transit projects over the next three years. The funding, provided through the Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation and Economic Recovery, allows Colorado Springs to replace 34 vanpool vehicles, and maintain Front Range Express commuter buses. El Paso County was awarded… Continue Reading $21 million awarded for statewide transit projects

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