Colorado City, now known as Old Colorado City, was our region’s first permanent settlement. Founded in August 1859, it served as a supply camp for eager miners headed up Ute Pass to the gold camps. Today is the perfect blend of historic character, small-town charm and all the fun and excitement of... Read more
Rider Alert February 25, 2021: Mountain Metro is on a 10 a.m. late start due to inclement weather.
At 10 a.m., all buses will start wherever they are normally located along the route at that time, and will continue on their normal time schedule from that point forward.
System-wide delays are... Read more
In January, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) enplaned 26,761 passengers and a total of 53,868 passengers traveled through the terminal, however COS is continuing to experience a downturn in numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COS began the year with a 57.6% load factor, which is lower than the... Read more
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is pleased to announce a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will be evaluating CSPD from March 8 to March 9. The CSPD voluntarily participates in this process by complying with... Read more
City Council gave final approval Feb. 23 to update the Parkland Dedication Ordinance (PLDO), which requires residential developers to provide land for parks or pay comparable fees to provide parkland for new residents.
The City of Colorado Springs will start construction this summer to extend Centennial Boulevard from Fillmore Street to the I-25/Fontanero Street interchange. Join us Weds, March 10 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. for a virtual public meeting to learn more about the project.
In this episode, you’ll hear from Robert and Arthur Sapp, two brothers raised in Colorado Springs. They both joined the Colorado Springs Police Department and became the first black sergeant (Robert) and first black lieutenant (Arthur) on the department. Interesting fact: the first black police... Read more
City staff from several departments are collaborating to restore an area along Spring Creek in the southeastern part of the City. Work on the approximately 19 acres of city-owned property aims to restore the area to a more natural setting through trash cleanup efforts and the removal of a... Read more
Colorado Springs recently earned the No. 7 spot on a list ranking the top 25 emerging destinations in the world. It is one of only two United States destinations on the TripAdvisor list, which is part of the travel website’s 2021 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, Mountain Metropolitan Transit will conduct public meetings digitally for proposed spring 2021 service changes. Mountain Metro has posted an online video and survey to inform the public of the proposed service changes and to obtain public input prior to a final decision... Read more
We have two guests, both devoted to promoting diversity in Colorado Springs, but in different ways. Meet these city employees and hear about what they’re doing to achieve their goals on our city team and in the community. Just as importantly, find out what YOU can do to promote diversity and learn... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on the following Boards: Downtown Review Board, Fire Board of Appeals, Independent Ethics Commission, Initiative Review Committee, and Public Safety Sales Tax Oversight Committee.