The public is invited to attend a public meeting to learn about potential transportation and infrastructure improvements along West Colorado Avenue and adjacent roadways that make up the Midland Corridor.
The meeting will be a hybrid that can be attended in person or online. This meeting replaces one from February that was cancelled to due to snow.
What to expect
The project team will present input that has been received throughout development of the study, including consideration of suggested roadway reconfigurations and other targeted transportation improvements. This includes concepts for modifications to Colorado Avenue based on prior studies, new analysis and public feedback with the aim of improving safety, encouraging economic development, and enhancing mobility for all users. The meeting will provide time for questions from the public.
About the study
The Midland Corridor Transportation Study corridor includes Colorado Avenue, Cucharras Street, Pikes Peak Avenue, and the Midland Trail, from 31st Street on the west to Cimino Drive on the east. The study will identify transportation improvements to address mobility, parking, and safety for all users in the study area, and supports the goals outlined in PlanCOS, the City’s comprehensive planA comprehensive plan is a guiding document that provides a framework for city policies and priorities regarding the physical development of the city. It is a long-range vision of what we want our city to become and is a tool for making decisions about how that vision should be achieved. It outlines strategic steps to make the vision a reality and provides targeted and strategic planning of the physical development of the city., and ConnectCOS, the City’s 20-year transportation plan. The study is funded by the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA).
Next steps after the April public meeting are to finalize the study summary report and develop a list of proposed projects for the corridor.
“In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the City of Colorado Springs will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this hearing should make the request as soon as possible but at least 48 hours before the scheduled event. Citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 or 800-659-3656 Relay Colorado (voice) or 800-659-2656 (TTY).”