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Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 12:20pm
The public is invited to a virtual public meeting Wednesday, December 15 to learn about proposed transportation improvements for the City of Colorado Springs.WHAT:         Virtual Community Meeting for ConnectCOS and Platte Avenue Corridor StudiesWHEN:        Wednesday, December 15, 5 - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 4:01pm
The 38th annual Festival of Lights Parade will take place Saturday, Dec. 4 starting at 5:50 p.m. on Tejon Street, from St. Vrain Street to Vermijo Avenue. Free and open to the public, the following road closures will be implemented for the popular parade.
three snowplows plowing in tandum.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:01pm
It’s been a mild fall with warm temps, but the snow is coming eventually! How does the city prepare and how do they decide where to plow? You’ll likely learn a thing or two during this conversation with the person behind the team that works hard to make winter travel as safe as possible in Colorado... Read more
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:56am
The weather has been unusually warm this fall. While it's great for enjoying the outdoors, that warm, dry weather also increases the risk of fire. That's because there has been little or no moisture over the last few months. That results in very dry vegetation. We are asking everyone in the... Read more
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:38pm
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on the following Boards: Citizens’ Transportation Advisory Board
Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission
Please submit your application by 5pm on Monday, December 13, 2021. All applicants must reside with the... Read more
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 7:48pm
It's the Holiday Season! That means our Downtown and Old Colorado City Ambassadors are back! Adorned in red fleece vests, CAPS Volunteer Ambassadors are excited to greet and assist residents and guests. These specially trained public safety advocates provide helpful information on shopping, dining... Read more
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 10:15am
Southwest Airlines began seasonal service to Houston (HOU) and San Antonio (SAT) from the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) for select dates in November, December, and January. The inaugural flight to SAT departed at 2:35 p.m. Saturday, November 20 and the first HOU flight departed at 4:55 p.m.... Read more
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 2:18pm
Over 60 years ago, Colorado Springs’ resident, Delmar Dudden was swinging a hammer and pouring concrete as part of the construction crew building two Platte Avenue bridges over Sand Creek.  Little did he know he’d witness the entire lifespan of those bridges in 2021.
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 2:04pm
Westbound traffic on Platte Avenue will be diverted onto Galley Road between Wooten Road and the Powers Boulevard interchange from 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23. Detours will be in place overnight for westbound traffic. Beginning Tuesday, November 23, a portion of Space Center... Read more
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 10:34am
It’s that traveling time of year again and the COS Airport has some great deals. They also have great news about what’s happening at Colorado’s small airport … here’s a hint: small commutes, small waits and BIG options!
front of Colorado Springs airport
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 4:19pm
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, we are expecting an increase in traffic at the Colorado Springs Airport. That means a busy airport. If you are flying for the holidays, Here are some things to know before you go.
Daniels Pass Trail. wide, winding dirt trail through forest with large trees
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:54am
The project provides access to the 200-acre parcel that was acquired during a past land exchange with The Broadmoor, and the views are stunning. The new trails are bidirectional and open to non-motorized, multi-recreational users.