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Ten firsts for Colorado Springs community in 2011
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Looking back at 2011, there are many things for our community to celebrate. Here are just ten of them!

  1. First comprehensive Colorado Springs bike map
  2. First Air Force Academy solar array
  3. First community solar garden
  4. First self-funded public recycling in downtown and City parks through Greener Corners
  5. First WaterSense-certified home in Colorado
  6. First LEED for Homes Colorado Springs home
  7. First shared lane marking (sharrow)
  8. First car seat recycling event
  9. First road constructed with LED streetlights (Proby Parkway)
  10. First hybrid pothole truck in USA