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Community invited to provide input on regional transit

Community invited to provide input on regional transit

Mountain Metropolitan Transit and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments are conducting a community meeting Aug. 28 from 4-6 p.m. at the City Administration Building, Room 102. The general public is invited to help shape the future of regional transportation in the Pikes Peak area. Input is needed to guide future planning for the… Continue Reading Community invited to provide input on regional transit

Volunteer needed on regional board

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Volunteer needed on regional board

The City of Colorado Springs is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Community Advisory Committee. The Committee is a non-technical body comprised of volunteers who offer a citizen’s perspective on items like transportation, the environment and military growth impacts in the region. It also is in place… Continue Reading Volunteer needed on regional board

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Pikes Peak Region maintains par for air quality

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Pikes Peak Region maintains par for air quality

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments published a report indicating that the region’s air quality meets current standards in every category. “The report shows the area meets air quality standards for the six common air quality pollutants, known as criteria pollutants,” said Environmental Program Manager Rich Muzzy in a PPACG news release Wednesday. The… Continue Reading Pikes Peak Region maintains par for air quality

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The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is creating a regional sustainability plan for El Paso and Teller counties. The plan is still in its initial phases, and the PPACG has already developed regional goals to be reached by 2030. The group has developed goals for transportation, natural environments, economic development, energy, water, health, materials… Continue Reading PPACG seeks input about regional sustainability plan

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Bicycle-traffic counting volunteers needed

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The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments needs volunteers to collect bicycle and pedestrian traffic data on trails and bicycle lanes this month. The City of Colorado Springs and PPACG have developed a volunteer-based data-collection program to gauge usage of bicycle and pedestrian trails. The information will be used to estimate future demand, as well… Continue Reading Bicycle-traffic counting volunteers needed

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Fort Carson community forum on Thursday

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The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments will host a Fort Carson Community Partnership Forum. The forum will provide an update on Fort Carson activities – including information on troop deployments – and the region’s response to Fort Carson growth. The community forum will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Antlers… Continue Reading Fort Carson community forum on Thursday

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PPACG to create regional sustainability goals

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The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is seeking input from the community as it creates measurable regional sustainability goals for El Paso and Teller counties. The group is asking for advice from cities, counties, businesses, economic development organizations, as well as environmental groups, schools, citizens and the military. The first meeting is scheduled for… Continue Reading PPACG to create regional sustainability goals

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Transportation masterplan open for comment

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The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is seeking public comment on the draft Transportation Improvement Program for fiscal years 2010 to 2017. As the region’s metropolitan planning organization, PPACG is responsible for the development of a regional transportation improvement program. The draft “FY 2010 – FY 2017 TIP” includes details about the 65 transportation projects… Continue Reading Transportation masterplan open for comment

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Fort Carson townhall today

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The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is hosting the Fort Carson Community Partnership Town Hall from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. today, April 16, at the Doubletree Hotel, World Arena , 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. This event is free and open to the public. The Fort Carson Community Partnership Town Hall meeting will address: Fort Carson’s… Continue Reading Fort Carson townhall today

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