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El Paso County survey: More public transit

El Paso County residents want more public transportation. In a countywide survey by the Future of Regional Transit Steering Committee, 44 percent favored adding more options such as public transportation and bicycle lanes, while 35 percent wanted more highway capacity. The survey was conducted by the Kenney Group during late January and canvassed more than… Continue Reading El Paso County survey: More public transit

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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McDonald Transit Associates, Inc. was selected as the new fixed route bus service provider for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. Service is scheduled to begin in January 2011. According to Mountain Metropolitan Transit, the negotiated cost of $6 million will cover service for 2011, the first of five option years available in the… Continue Reading City bus service contract awarded to McDonald Transit

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