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Buses to Denver open door for marketing

The most encouraging local economic news this week didn’t come in the form of a company expanding or moving to Colorado Springs. In fact, most folks probably didn’t even think of the story as being relevant to the business community. But it certainly could be. Make that should be. As reported this week by the… Continue Reading Buses to Denver open door for marketing

FREX to remain in service through 2011

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Front Range Express bus service between Denver and Colorado Springs will continue through 2011. City Council approved the funding for FREX this month. FREX is funded by Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority and state money and  advertising and fare revenue. About 350 people use the bus system every day. FREX is operated by the City… Continue Reading FREX to remain in service through 2011

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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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