The Pandemic is not an Opportunity for Political Shenanigans

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During this pandemic, government should be focused on saving lives, and minimizing the pandemic’s impact on the economy. That’s it. But some people and organizations are looking to use the pandemic to further political agendas. We have a sharp ear out for that. On April 2nd, Toole Design hosted an online webinar called, “Rebalancing Streets […]

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 […]

Water, Water Everywhere, But Not Enough for your Lawn

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Photo credit: While we were busy over the holidays celebrating with family and friends, something interesting happened. On December 19th, the Colorado Springs City Council voted in favor of new watering restrictions. Huh? What happened? We’re not in a drought. We’re scratching our heads wondering what the heck is going on. A Colorado Springs […]