The City of Colorado Springs is working to make its online services more accessible to persons with disabilities and assistive technology and invites the public to comment on its Web Accessibility Transition Plan. The plan outlines the steps the City has taken to assess its technology and identify... Read more
Capturing debris before it enters the stormwater system helps maintain a healthy stormwater system and helps prevent pollution from impacting our waterways. And that’s exactly what these innovative Gutter Bins do as they capture about 30 pounds of trash and debris a month that would have entered... Read more
Colorado Springs police officers have something new in their patrol cars to help them connect with area kids. A program called Play COS is about having fun, starting conversations and creating relationships. Find out why it’s such a win-win for our community!
Colorado Springs residents have through Sunday, Aug. 8 to provide input to help improve the city’s transportation plan as part of ConnectCOS, a citywide visionary transportation study. Residents are encouraged to weigh in on strategies for enhancing the city’s transportation system to be more... Read more
"As the Homelessness Response Coordinator, I have often heard from people who live in Colorado Springs and downtown business owners about negative experiences in the downtown area. A year and a half ago, I met with City leadership and community leaders about the issues occurring downtown.
Westbound vehicular and bicycle traffic on Platte Avenue will be reduced temporarily to one lane Tuesday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the removal of guardrail and the installation of temporary barrier on the bridge. Traffic will return to two lanes westbound by mid-afternoon, weather and... Read more
The City’s 150th birthday bash is this Saturday, July 31! The festivities start at 11 a.m. with a “Parade through Time” featuring more than 60 entries on Tejon Street downtown, plus a special air show. Then, stick around for a family friendly festival on Vermijo Avenue from 12-8 p.m.
As air travel steadily returns, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is seeing increases in enplanements, as well as available seats in the market. In the month of June 2021, 99,478 passengers were enplaned representing a 26.3 percent increase from June of 2019 with 200,516 total passengers traveling... Read more
The Colorado Springs Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is proud to announce its upcoming 9 PM Routine campaign! From July 26 to August 1, you will see graphics on the CSPD’s social media accounts reminding community members to take part in the 9 PM Routine, a reminder to help prevent crimes... Read more
On July 20, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was informed by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) that it had been awarded its tenth consecutive accreditation. The CSPD has been an accredited law enforcement agency since 1991 and is one of the state’s... Read more