The City of Colorado Springs today announced the hiring of Danielle Summerville as diversity and community outreach programs manager. The new position is charged with strengthening the City’s relationships with diverse populations throughout the community via community engagement, stakeholder... Read more
Mental health is a big topic right now in the midst of the pandemic. But here in Colorado Springs, we’ve had a unique and effective approach to helping people in crisis for years. It’s called the Community Response Team or CRT. We hear from CRT leaders at the Colorado Springs Police Department,... Read more
Garden of the Gods Park will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 5-8 a.m. to accommodate an Early Bird Hike & Bike. Offered free-of-charge by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department, this is an opportunity for recreationalists to enjoy the park and its roadways... Read more
What started as a City Stormwater project to address long-standing flash flooding concerns quickly evolved into a larger collaborative project with Colorado Springs Utilities and City Trafﬁc Engineering to both reduce persistent ﬂooding and improve aging infrastructure.
FEMA Administrator Peter T. Gaynor met Mayor Suthers and Public Works Director Travis Easton at the Garden of the Gods detention facility to tour mitigation work in the area. The detention pond and additional mitigation work along Camp Creek are designed to protect Garden of the Gods Park, Rock... Read more
Red light cameras will go live Friday, September 25 at Austin Bluffs Parkway and North Academy Boulevard and East Platte Avenue and North Murray Boulevard. There will be a 30-day warning period before a $75 fine is implemented. The red light safety camera program aims to protect drivers, passengers... Read more
For the month of August, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) saw an increase in enplanements from the previous month, but is continuing to experience a downturn in numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Beginning Monday, September 28, Mountain Metro’s Route 6 will begin operating on Fillmore Street, moving from East 4th Street. This new routing is more direct, provides better access to destinations along Fillmore Street, and will improve travel times.
In 2015, the City’s Public Works department made a promise to the community to repave 1,000 lane miles in five years using voter-approved, dedicated sales tax funds. With a few more months to go in the fifth and final year, we’re pleased to report that mile 1,000 has been repaved.