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Media Release (March 24, 2011): Steering Committee Finalizes Recommendations on Future Funding and Governance of Regional Transit

Media Release (Feb. 21, 2011): Future of Regional Transit Survey Reveals County-wide Public Opinion

Media Release (Jan. 24, 2011):  Citizens Help Direct Future Regional Transit Services: Input Will Address Potential Changes in Governance and Funding

Media Release (Dec. 23, 2010):  Steering Committe to Discuss Public Transit Funding/Governance Structure Alternatives Pros and Cons During Jan. 7 Meeting

Media Release (Dec. 9, 2010):  Telephone Town Hall Delivers Earful on Regional Transit

Media Release (Dec. 1, 2010): 
Telephone Town Hall Engages Citizens in Regional Transit Discussion

Media Release (Nov. 24, 2010): Transit Steering Committee to Develop Alternatives to Funding/Governance Structure during December 3 Meeting

Media Release (Sept. 27, 2010):  National Peer Cities to Present Funding and Governance Models to Future of Regional Transit Study 

Media Release (Sept. 1, 2010): 
Future of Regional Transit Steering Committee Meets Sept. 10

Media Release (Aug. 5, 2010):  Study to Determine Future Needs of Public Transit Services


News Coverage:

Future of Transit Will Take Another Month

New Direction for Regional Transit 

Future of Regional Transit Steering Committee, Dec. 3: Committee explores regional public transit concepts

 

TownSquare: Transportation Funding is Subject of Meeting

 

http://www.gazette.com/articles/regional-108925-transit-committee.html

 

Extention of Tax Increase for Transportation Could be in the Offing

 

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41225393/ns/local_news-colorado_springs_co/

 

Bus Stopped?

 

http://www.csindy.com/IndyBlog/archives/2011/01/14/bus-stopped/

 

Citizens Help Direct Future Regional Transit Services

 

http://www.epcan.com/news/regional-news/2001-citizens-help-direct-future-regional-public-transit-services-.html

 

Steering Committee to Discuss Public Transit Funding/Governance

 

https://www.springsgov.com/News.aspx?NewsID=760

 

Access, transit pitched for Academy Blvd. redevelopment

 

http://csbj.com/2011/01/27/access-transit-pitched-for-academy-blvd-redevelopment/

 

Academy Blvd Revitalization Team to Present Findings

 

http://csbj.com/realestate/2011/01/25/academy-boulevard-revitalization-team-to-present-findings-tomorrow/

 

Study proposes total makeover of 6 miles of Academy Boulevard

 

http://www.gazette.com/common/printer/view.php?db=colgazette&id=111863

 

The FrontRange Express, a commuter bus service between Colorado Springs and Denver that has been on the chopping block for the past two years, will continue running through 2011. The City Council approved funding to continue FREX on Dec. 14.

 

http://www.gazette.com/articles/continue-110008-running-frex.html

http://csbj.com/2010/12/22/frex-to-remain-in-service-through-2011/

 

http://www.newsfirst5.com/news/frex-to-run-through-2011/

 

 

Colfax project receives funding to continue to study streetcars:

 

http://www.denverpost.com/frontpage/ci_16913506?source=rss

 

 

State receives $21 million in grants to fund transportation projects:  

 

http://www.denverpost.com/frontpage/ci_16914791?source=rss

 

http://csbj.com/2010/12/21/springs-gets-21-million-for-transit-projects/

 

 

Telephone Town Hall:

 

http://www.gazette.com/articles/regional-109021-transit-city.html

 

http://www.gazette.com/articles/bus-109370-saturday-service.html

 

http://www.waltpub.com/wood.pdf   (see article on page 3, “New Direction for Regional Transit”)

http://csbj.com/2010/12/02/transit-team-to-conduct-telephone-town-hall/

 

http://www.newsfirst5.com/news/join-a-town-hall-meeting-by-phone-next-week/

http://www.gazette.com/articles/regional-109021-transit-city.htm

 

 

 

 

Future of Regional Transit study, general:

 

http://coloradocommunitynewspapers.com/articles/2010/12/12/tri_lakes_tribune/news/08_mo_transit.txt

 

http://coloradocommunitynewspapers.com/articles/2010/11/30/tri_lakes_tribune/news/01_mo_meeting.txt


 

 

 

 


New bus contractor for Colorado Springs bus system:

 

http://www.gazette.com/articles/bus-109933-city-new.html