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Colorado Springs

September 4, 2019, 12pm PDT
Bustang regional bus service is growing fast as people look to navigate a growing state.
The Denver Post
December 29, 2017, 1pm PST
New long-haul bus routes will connect cities located in the Arkansas Valley in Colorado starting early in 2018. More new lines will be added later in the year.
The Denver Post
September 26, 2017, 1pm PDT
Building on the edge of natural areas comes with risks, including wildfires and landslides. Colorado Springs will try to discover the extent of the risk from the latter at the western edge of the city.
Colorado Springs Gazette
September 22, 2017, 1pm PDT
A state park in the Colorado Springs area tried allowing dogs on trails over the summer, but too many people complained about the impact of the canines on the wilderness experience.
The Denver Post
July 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
A more nuanced understanding of suburban poverty is available from an examination of the Denver region.
The Denver Post
July 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
This might be a cautionary tale for some other transit agencies out there.
The Gazette
January 4, 2016, 7am PST
Thanks to Bustang, an interregional bus service that began July 13, commuters can relax in reclining, high-back chairs or choose to plug their devices into outlets and utilize wifi for the 69-mile trip between Colorado's two largest cities.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
September 8, 2010, 2pm PDT
Colorado Springs, Colorado has some of the lowest property taxes in the nation, and its heavily right-wing residents like it that way. But with the recession, the lack of tax income is causing some heavy cuts to city services.
Governing Magazine
February 5, 2010, 10am PST
Voters in Colorado Springs, Colorado voted against an increase in property taxes in November. Now they're getting a lesson in what taxes pay for, as city services cut back on water, electricity and maintenance.
Denver Post
April 10, 2009, 6am PDT
Colorado Springs planners have put two ambitious plans on the table: The first, a brand new Master Plan for its downtown, and the second, a form-based code.
Colorado Springs Gazette