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New FREE Manitou Shuttle Begins Operations on May 19th
Tuesday, May 14, 2013


 Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT) will begin operating a new FREE shuttle service in downtown Manitou Springs on Sunday, May 19. The shuttle service will run through September 7, 2013. The circulator route will run along Manitou Avenue and connect riders to the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and the Manitou Incline along Ruxton Avenue.

Manitou Springs received a Federal grant for this project, made available through the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, and chose Mountain Metropolitan Transit to run this new shuttle service to help reduce traffic congestion and provide some parking relief.

To view a map of the new route and a detailed bus schedule please visit mmtransit.com. Opening day festivities will include refreshments, live music and much more. Final details of the event will be provided next week.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-busprogram. For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit www.mmtransit.com, or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433).