Community Leaders Mayor Bach, NAACP, Council members and County Commissioner Join Mountain Metropolitan Transit to Celebrate New Bus Service
Thursday, April 03, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT), along with Mayor Steve Bach, Colorado Springs Branch NAACP President Henry Allen and his executive committee, City Council members Jill Gaebler and Jan Martin, County Commissioner Amy Lathen, and representatives from Pikes Peak Workforce Center will take a celebratory ride on new Route 23 Monday, April 7th. The group will board the bus that departs at 8:50 a.m. from the Citadel Transfer Center and make a round trip (north on Powers Blvd. then east on Barnes Rd., south on Tutt Blvd. and return to the Citadel).
The goal of the ride is to celebrate this new bus service that connects citizens to the abundant job opportunities in the Northeast part of Colorado Springs, and highlight the fact that public transportation is a critical component to economic development in the city.
The Citadel Mall is located at 750 Citadel Dr. East. The bus transfer center is located on the west side of the mall along the frontage road that circles the Citadel Mall.
Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Mountain 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 Mountain 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).
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