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REMINDER: Austin Bluffs Corridor Public Meeting


The Pikes Peak Regional Transportation Authority (PPRTA) and the City of Colorado Springs will host a public open house to present the preferred alternative solutions that will be carried through design and construction for widening three key segments on Austin Bluffs Parkway.  The purpose of the open house is to show how the public?s input shaped the alternative selection. 

 

Austin Bluffs Corridor Public Open House

Thursday, November 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church, 4210 Austin Bluffs Parkway

 

For more information, visit the Web site at www.austinbluffscorridor.com. Those interested in further information may also call the project hotline at (719) 302-6782 or send an e-mail to austinbluffs.info@wilsonco.com.

 

The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority was formed when voters in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls and El Paso County approved a one percent sales tax in November of 2004 to address infrastructure and transit needs in the region. The tax revenue is divided into three categories: 55% capital improvements, 35% maintenance, and 10% transit. The capital portion of the tax (which is funding the Austin Bluffs Corridor Improvements) will sunset in 2014.