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Stand Up 4 Transportation: Colorado Springs



Statewide – Transportation infrastructure affects everyone. We need roads, highways, bridges, buses and rail lines. It’s how people get from one place to another. It’s how goods and supplies are delivered to communities. It’s how cities and towns are connected. It’s how residents and visitors recreate. It’s the economic lifeline to Colorado. Join the Colorado Department of Transportation, local transit agencies, the Regional Transportation District and other local officials in the national transportation movement. Sign the Banners on Monday April 6 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Chapel Hills Mall - CDOT and our local transit partner, Mountain Metropolitan Transit will be at the Chapel Hills Mall parking lot near the northeast corner of Academy Blvd. and Briargate Blvd. with a street team to talk to residents and riders about the role of transportation in their communities. Stand Up 4 Transportation on Wednesday, April 8 at Noon, Woodmen Park-n-Ride - CDOT, City of Colorado Springs and local elected officials will host a media event at the Woodmen Park-n-Ride at Mark Dabling Blvd. and Corporate Dr. to discuss the role of transportation in our communities, the economy and for our residents. They will also discuss how CDOT and our local transit partners have been working to address the transportation needs in our regions, highlight upcoming signature projects and how important funding is to addressing those needs.

Stand Up 4 Transportation on April 9 at 10 a.m. - Denver Join CDOT, RTD and our regional partners for an advocacy parade and rally at Union Station. Visit rtd-denver.com for details.

Sign the Online Petition - Voice your support for sustainable transportation funding by signing the online petition at standup4transportation.org.

WHAT: Stand Up 4 Transportation Media Event, Colorado Springs

WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Noon

WHERE: Woodmen Park-n-Ride, Mark Dabling Blvd. and Corporate Dr.

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Karen Rowe, Region 2 Director at Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Dennis Hisey, El Paso County Commissioner
  • Jill Gaebler, Colorado Springs City Council Member
  • Travis Easton, Public Works Director, City of Colorado Springs

Visual Opportunities:

  • CDOT Bustang bus and Mountain Metro bus
  • Signed Banner

CONTACT: Bob Wilson, CDOT Public Relations Manager (303) 757-9431(desk) | 303-916-1456 (cell)

CONTACT: Vicki McCann, PR & Marketing Supervisor (719) 385-7439 (desk) | (719) 492-0073 (cell)

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