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Evening Bus Service Starts TONIGHT with Mayor Bach on Board
Monday, April 01, 2013


      Mountain Metropolitan Transit’s evening bus service begins tonight, April 1and Mayor Bach will be on board. Mayor Bach will take the Route #7 bus from the Downtown Terminal to the Citadel Mall in celebration of the return of evening bus service. Adding some evening bus service topped Mayor Bach’s list of key initiatives for the 2013 budget and this enhancement of local bus service is welcome news to many riders and businesses.

      The first night is FREE beginning at 6:45 p.m. Join us at the downtown terminal for refreshments, live music featuring the Coronado High School Jazz Band, and celebrate the arrival of evening bus service.  There will be additional festivities at the Citadel bus stop, including a performance by the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale.

      Media: If you would like to ride along to the Citadel, hop on board the Route #7 bus with Mayor Bach at the Downtown Terminal. Boarding is at 7:10 p.m.  The route is 22 minutes each way, with approximately 15-20 for festivities at the Citadel bus stop in between. There will be an extra (out-of-service) bus to bring you back downtown following the celebration at the Citadel.

      Evening hours will extend bus service on Routes 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 (to UCCS only), 11 and 25 until approximately 9:45 p.m. Route 10 evening service will extend until approximately 7:10 p.m.

      Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-busprogram. For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit www.mmtransit.com, or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433).