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view of the mountains through a large wall of windows in the pikes peak visitor center
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:50am
Visitors who want to drive to the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain and park in the top lot from May 27-September 30 will be required to make an online reservation. Reservations can be made up to one month in advance on DrivePikesPeak.com. The reservation site will be live on May 1. 
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 3:50pm
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, between the hours of 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department will conduct a live-fire calibration of our gunshot detection system.  These controlled tests will consist of a sequence of gunshots followed by a validation of sound detection by the... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 3:16pm
This spring, our park rangers joined forces with Kids on Bikes and the Catamount Institute to offer an amazing spring break program called B.O.L.T., Building Outdoor Leaders Today. The program works to engage high school students in outdoor recreation while exploring career opportunities, citizen... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 2:33pm
With an infusion of $2.7M from the City’s reserves, Mayor John Suthers on Monday announced the launch of “Keep It Clean COS,” a comprehensive initiative aimed at reducing litter in Colorado Springs.
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 9:31am
Everyone loves a beautiful, clean city … and we want to keep ours that way! Join us for a conversation with a city employee who sees firsthand how small acts make a big difference when it comes to keeping Colorado Springs the best place to live, work and play. He’ll tell us what’s being done... Read more
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:40pm
A three-phased public participation process for Colorado Springs residents to help inform the future of the Westside Community Center will begin Monday, April 18 with an online survey. The full process will take place through the end of May. Public input collected through this process will be... Read more
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:46pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department's Falcon Substation, located at 7850 Goddard Street, will be closed to the public due to ongoing construction from Wednesday, April 20 until Wednesday, April 27.Community members can still contact the Falcon substation by phone at 719-444-7240. Those in need... Read more
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:00pm
The City partners with Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. to provide housing rehabilitation services to improve residential safety and accessibility. The Home Modification and Repair Program is funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and annually serves about 50 very low- income... Read more
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 4:34pm
As the business community continued to struggle under the negative effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Colorado Springs and Exponential Impact (XI) partnered to bring financial relief and mentoring to small business in low- and middle-income neighborhoods.
photo of houses
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 4:10pm
April 11-15 is Community Development Week! Learn more about the many ways that we partner with non-profit and for profit organizations; and philanthropic foundations to help vulnerable individuals and families in our community overcome challenges by finding affordable places to live, improving... Read more
shooks run apartments
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:49pm
As housing costs rise nationwide, the City continues to work successfully with the development community to bring new affordable housing online by implementing HomeCOS, the city’s affordable and attainable housingAttainable housing means decent, attractive, safe, and sanitary accommodation that is... Read more
shooks run apartments
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:21pm
Last November the Shook’s Run Apartments were completed, providing 40 much needed affordable housing units to low-income families. One of the first families to move in was Jessica and her young son. Jessica says she spent two decades trying to escape from the violent and traumatic cult that she was... Read more