A Structural Assessment Report commissioned and completed in 2019 has identified $10M in beneficial projects and deferred maintenance needs through the City’s parking system. Parking rates have lagged behind in recent years since the last increase occurred 14 years ago, placing Colorado Springs... Read more
Start 2020 off right. Make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency. Remember, disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. Here are some simple steps you can take as you welcome the New Year.
Colorado Springs continued to draw national attention in 2019 as a best-in-class city. For the second year in a row, Colorado Springs earned the distinction of #1 Most Desirable Place to Live, according to U.S. News and World Report, which ranked Colorado Springs highly in terms of quality of life... Read more
Jen and Ted have a great conversation with Mayor John Suthers about his job as Mayor, why he chose public service and public office and how he stays focused. He shares the importance of setting goals along with his favorite part of serving as the Mayor of COS.
Downtown Colorado Springs experienced unprecedented growth in 2019, thanks to a residential building boom, the opening or groundbreaking of four hotels and the coming development of landmark projects to include the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, Downtown Stadium, Robson Arena and the Vermijo... Read more
With the assistance of El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities, and Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports.
The City of Colorado Springs will allocate $4.4 million towards the addition of 20 sworn police officers and eight full-time fire personnel in 2020. This investment continues the City’s commitment to add 120 officers to the Colorado Springs Police Department and 32 full-time positions to the... Read more
Over the last decade, the Pikes Peak Region has welcomed a record number of visitors and several high-profile improvement projects are underway to create an enhanced experience for all. Visit COS is helping to guide this sustainable growth within the tourism industry through a regional Destination... Read more
In 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department made traffic safety a priority following a record high number of traffic deaths in Colorado Springs the previous year. In an effort to reduce traffic fatalities, the CSPD has not only stepped up enforcement in 2019, but also worked closely with... Read more
The public is invited to comment on Phase 10 of the City of Colorado Springs’ updated ADA Title II Transition Plan. Phase 10 includes the Colorado Springs Airport. The self-evaluations can be viewed on the City’s website at ColoradoSprings.gov/adatransitionplan.