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Mountain Metropolitan Transit Solicits Public Input on the Regional Public Transportation Plan


Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT), the City of Colorado Springs' Transit Services Division, invites the public to comment on future transportation needs. Although this transportation plan is called the "2035 Regional Public Transportation Plan Draft", important transportation issues need to be addressed long before the year 2035. Along with Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG), MMT is hosting a meeting to solicit public input. The meeting will be held at PPACG, 14 S. Chestnut Street, on September 22, 2011, 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. The meeting will be held in an open house format allowing citizens to drop in anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

"The 2035 public transportation plan evaluates existing transit services, assesses financial resources, identifies future travel needs and recommends a strategy to best meet those needs. Public input is an important part of this process," commented Craig Blewitt, transit services division manager.

The 2035 Regional Public Transportation Plan draft is available on the City's web site.

Citizens do not need to attend the open house meeting to comment. Comments can also be given via email at transitinfo@springsgov.com through October 14, 2011. Citizens may also send comments via mail to:

 

Mountain Metropolitan Transit
1015 Transit Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Attention: David Menter
 

Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for people with disabilities. If you require specific accommodation to participate, call 719-471-7080 x126.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides fixed-route bus service and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region, as well as other services such as ridesharing, vanpool, FrontRange Express and the Ute Pass Express commuter services. For added convenience, Mountain Metropolitan Transit offers bike racks on all buses through its bike-n-busprogram. 

For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit www.SpringsGov.com/transit, or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433).