Home » Posts tagged with » traffic (Page 2)

There will be no charge for on-street parking in downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City on Saturdays throughout December. The free parking is expected to cost the city $27,200 in uncollected meter money, but city officials reason that the free parking will bolster shopping traffic and in turn boost sales tax revenue.

Continue reading …

More Colorado teens talk on cell phones and send text message while driving than teens from other states. About 66 percent of Colorado teens admitted to talking on the phone while driving compared to a national average of 51 percent, according to results of a AAA Colorado study released today. Nearly 51 percent of the… Continue Reading Colorado teen talking, texting while driving above national average

Continue reading …

Downtown shuttle stays, bus fares to increase

Comments Off

City Council decided last night to forego a proposal to cut 14,000 hours of municipal bus service, which means, among other things, that the free downtown shuttle will remain in operation. Officials had planned to cut $1.3 million of expenses from the city’s bus service budget to cover a revenue shortfall. The downtown shuttle service… Continue Reading Downtown shuttle stays, bus fares to increase

Continue reading …

The free downtown shuttle service could come to an end early next year. The city’s public transportation arm, Mountain Metropolitan Transit, had planned to pay for the shuttle’s operation cost starting in 2008, but proposed 2008 public transportation cuts to cover a $1.3 million budget shortfall include eliminating the shuttle service. Proponents of the free… Continue Reading Downtown shuttle service on the chopping block

Continue reading …

The City of Colorado Springs has opened its first Ethanol 85 fuel pump. The pump will provide fuel for 93 city and utilities flex-fuel vehicles, which can run on unleaded gasoline or a gasoline and ethanol combination. Since corn is the primary material for ethanol, E85 is expected to reduce dependency on petroleum and emit… Continue Reading E-85 fuel for city vehicles

Continue reading …

525 more downtown parking spaces

Comments Off

Downtown shoppers and workers will have 525 more parking spaces when the expanded City Administration Building Parking Garage opens this month. The garage, at the southwest corner of Nevada and Colorado avenues, is scheduled to open 11 a.m. Oct. 24. The public garage was expanded from 1,099 parking spaces to 1,624. The expansion also includes… Continue Reading 525 more downtown parking spaces

Continue reading …

COSMIX to close Mark Dabling, Rockrimmon

Comments Off

This weekend, crews will close the intersection at Mark Dabling and Rockrimmon Boulevards for 17 days to complete the reconstruction of the intersection and the frontage road connection. In addition, motorists should be aware of traffic shifts, lane closures and shoulder work this week when driving through Colorado Springs Metro Interstate Expansion construction zones. Mark… Continue Reading COSMIX to close Mark Dabling, Rockrimmon

Continue reading …

State planning experts recognize local projects

Comments Off

The Colorado chapter of the American Planning Association recognized two Colorado Springs projects at its annual conference, held Oct. 4-6 in Colorado Springs. The association recognized the Imagine Downtown master plan which won a Community Engagement Award because of the extensive public input that was incorporated into the plan and the progress it’s made. The… Continue Reading State planning experts recognize local projects

Continue reading …

Yes, the Bijou Street bridge is open

Comments Off

Despite what a number of detour signs around the downtown area say, the Bijou Street bridge is open. The bridge opened this week, but construction crews have not yet gotten to the task of removing old detour signs, said Colorado Springs Metro Interstate Expansion program spokesman Kyle Troxel. The signs should be removed by the… Continue Reading Yes, the Bijou Street bridge is open

Continue reading …

City officials have awarded the reconstruction contract for the Cimarron Street bridge to Lawrence Construction, which is also working on the Austin Bluffs Parkway and Union Boulevard overpass. The Cimarron Bridge replacement project is estimated to cost $6.5 million. Work is expected to begin sometime this month – on the heels of the opening of… Continue Reading Cimarron contract goes to Lawrence Construction

Continue reading …
Page 2 of 3123