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Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:26am
The City's newest storm drain art installation was created by Erik Y, a student at Goodwill of Colorado Possibilities. His artwork was enlarged and fabricated into a removable vinyl seal, a new technique that opened the storm drain art program to people of all abilities to publicly share their... Read more
Mayors young leader graphic
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 11:32am
The Mayor's Office is accepting nominations for the Mayor’s Young Leader Awards, which celebrate the achievements of young professionals, age 40 and under, whose efforts positively impact the Colorado Springs community.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 5:08pm
City Council unanimously approved a question for the November ballot seeking approval of a 20-year extension of the Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) tax and increasing the current 0.1 percent rate to 0.2 percent or 2 pennies on $10.
Photo of a Mountain Metro Bus
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 12:48pm
The Colorado Springs Transit Management Company, Inc. is seeking dedicated, career-oriented individuals with a solid work ethic. They will train the right candidates for their Class B CDL (Commercial Driver’s License). Learn more and apply with RATP-Dev today!
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 12:45pm
Starting Sunday, Aug. 8 crews will begin preventative maintenance work on the Academy Blvd. bridge over Milton Proby Pkwy. Work will take place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly with at least one lane of traffic open both ways during construction. The traffic pattern is expected to remain for 5 weeks,... Read more
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 11:11am
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
Lid to new storm drain where gutter bin is being installed. The words "storm sewer drains into creek. Gutter bin stormwater filtration system  sponsored by GE Johnson" is engraved on the lid.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:43pm
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
kids holding sport balls pose for photo with officers
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm
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!
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:14pm
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
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 3:26pm
Access to Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain will be impacted by two special events in August, the Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb on Saturday, Aug. 7 and the Pikes Peak Ascent on Aug. 21.
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 5:04pm
"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.
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:52pm
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