Crews are pouring 38 truck loads of cement on the Platte Avenue bridge over Sand Creek this week. It's the final section of concrete on the surface of the bridge and marks a key milestone in the third phase of the bridge replacement project. There are four phases to the project with an expected... Read more
Colorado Springs is one of the most desirable places to live, but with all the buzz and growth comes challenges. One of those is affordable housing, including for those exiting homelessness. A local Navy veteran shares his personal story during this important conversation about how the city is... Read more
On Saturday, April 30, the City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will host a Motorless Morning in Garden of the Gods Park. The special event will eliminate motor vehicle access within the park from 5 a.m.-noon. The department is also offering five Early Bird... Read more
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers is joining fellow mayor Michael Hancock of Denver, District Attorney Michael Allen and much of law enforcement in Colorado in asserting that the Fentanyl bill introduced last week in the Colorado legislature does not adequately address the nature and extent of... Read more
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... Read more
In the month of February, Colorado Springs Airport (COS) continued to see a rise in traffic. COS enplaned 69,894 passengers this month, which represents a 148.6 percent increase from February 2021. A total of 139,012 passengers traveled through the terminal, showing a 148.6 percent increase... Read more
Colorado Springs is a wildlife mecca. Our parks and open spaces provide habitat for hundreds of animal species.
A wide diversity of birds, mammals and reptiles often grace our presence in these natural spaces. We give reverence to the awe-inspiring big horn sheep and stay alert for the fear-... Read more
A much improved section of the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail opened earlier than anticipated this week.
Phase One, which is now open, runs from the overpass at I-25 and Rockrimmon Boulevard to Criterium Bicycles. The project replaced deteriorated asphalt with a wider and more durable concrete surface... Read more
Colorado Springs is among the top 10 most desirable cities where college students want to live post-graduation, according to a survey of 1,209 college students conducted by Axios and The Generation Lab.