Citizens Speak Out Post — Bike lanes

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Research Pkwy was reduced to 2 lanes each way and the third was converted to a huge bike lane about 18 months ago; it was subsequently converted back at huge taxpayer expense in both conversions. The final reason given was that the Traffic Department of COS had unilaterally decided there needed to be bike lanes. […]

What’s the Big Secret?

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  Uncovering Red Light Camera Locations in Colorado Springs SpringsTaxpayers.com has been bringing you information about the City of Colorado Springs’ plan to reinstall Red Light Cameras (RLCs). Here is a good overview of the history. The National Motorists Association has been looking in to the issue of RLCs across the country, and they have a significant […]

An Acre for $1: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers

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By: Laura Carno SpringsTaxpayers.com is following a story that has not been broadly reported, but may cost taxpayers $570,000. Sounds crazy, but here goes. In the Colorado Springs City Council work session on March 12, 2018, there was discussion about the transfer of land from the City to a local non-profit, Greccio Housing, for the […]

Press Release – Old North End Neighborhood Residents Object to Road Narrowing

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By: Laura Carno FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2018 Contact: Laura Carno SpringsTaxpayers@gmail.com or 719-492-0211 SPRINGSTAXPAYERS.COM OPPOSES COLORADO SPRINGS PLAN TO REMOVE OLD NORTH END TRAFFIC LANES WITHOUT A VOTE FROM CITY COUNCIL Colorado Springs —  SpringsTaxpayers.com –an organization committed to holding local government accountable– announced today its opposition to the planned removal of traffic lanes […]