News

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 3:03pm
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
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:36pm
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
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:23am
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
massive hole and cement pipe approximately 10-12 feet tall being installed underground
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:07am
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.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 11:34am
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
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 1:15pm
Shuttle service in the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) long-term parking lot will resume on October 1, 2020. Service was temporarily suspended earlier this year due to COVID-19. 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:36pm
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
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:35pm
The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is soliciting applications for 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facilities and Improvement funds.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:11am
The Halfway to St. Patty’s Day 5k will take place downtown on Saturday, Sept. 26. The 5k was postponed in March and will instead be celebrated as the halfway mark to the 2021 holiday.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:56pm
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.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:56am
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.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:00am
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.