Get Your Own “Would-Be Traffic Engineer” Bumper Sticker

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A few months ago, we reported on a radio interview, where Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers appeared on KVOR’s Richard Randall show. During that interview, Mayor Suthers was questioned by a caller to the show about all the bike lanes and road dieting in Colorado Springs. In response, he stated: “We have traffic engineers and […]

Mayhurst Proposed Closure Reveals a Stunning Lack of Transparency

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Updated 2/4/2020 with the following statement from area resident Lisa Gerleman: “It was good to see almost unanimous neighborhood opposition to the closure of Mayhurst Avenue at the January 16 meeting. After Mr. Skorman and the City traffic department witnessed the huge outcry from Cheyenne Canon residents and the Broadmoor Fire Chief‘s disapproval of the […]

Colorado Springs to Request PPRTA Money for Transportation Capacity Reduction

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The City of Colorado Springs is in hot pursuit of our tax dollars, and not just through the renewal of Ballot Question 2C. We have been hearing from officials at the City of Colorado Springs that 2C money hasn’t been used for bike lane infrastructure. Yesterday, we published a blog showing they are doing just […]

2C Pothole Tax Renewal: Déjà Vu All Over Again

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Photo Credit: Sam the Shovel Leaner Municipal ballots will be arriving in mailboxes between October13th and October 18th. One of the Colorado Springs ballot questions asks whether voters want to continue to be additionally taxed for road repairs and improvements for 5 more years. In 2015, the original 2C was passed. We wrote a blog […]