Transit Committee Blog

COST/BENEFIT COMPARISON OF IMPACT OF MASS TRANSIT ON RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS

RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD COSTS REDUCED SAFETY • INCREASED HEAVY VEHICLE TRAFFIC THROUGH • SCHOOL ZONES • SCHOOL & NEIGHBORHOOD CROSS WALKS • INTERSECTIONS • DIFFICULTY BACKING OUT OF DRIVEWAYS INCREASED POLLUTION • NOISE • AIR • VIBRATION • EXTREMELY FINE ROAD DUST • CARBON DIOXIDE INCREASED ROAD DAMAGE • THE DAMAGE FROM ONE BUS EQUALS THE …

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MMT Releases Proposed Fall 2016 Route Changes — Nevada/Weber vs. Cascade/Wahsatch

June 30, 2016 Summary Mountain Metro Transit, Colorado Springs’ Bus Service announced their proposed changes for Fall 2016 to be implemented in September. This proposes two options for the routes through ONEN: Option 1: Move one route from Nevada Avenue to Weber Street while leaving a route on Nevada. This is the chosen option of …

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Follow-Up Meeting to the June 20th Neighborhood Meeting

June 23, 2016 As a follow-up to the public neighborhood meeting called by Chief-of-Staff Jeff Greene last Monday, June 20th, the Chief-of-Staff office set up a meeting with the following attendees. We were asked to come up with a solution that addresses the concerns brought forth by the ONEN Transit Committee (ONEN) and Save our …

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Neighborhood Meeting with Chief-of-Staff Jeff Greene

June 20, 2016 At the request of the residents of Nevada Avenue, Chief-of-Staff Jeff Greene hosted a neighborhood meeting to discuss the buses on Nevada Avenue through ONEN between Uintah and Jackson Streets. Jeff Greene, MMT Supervisors, and City council member Jill Gaebler were in attendance as well as other City staff. Also in attendance …

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ONEN Transit Committee Analysis of Bus Routes Through ONEN

June 6, 2016 The newly-formed ONEN Transit Committee met for the first time to discuss the short- and long-term goals of transit for our neighborhood, surrounding neighborhoods, and the City. We discussed the need to work with MMT to find solutions that improves public transit for the masses rather than pushing personal agendas. We concluded …

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MMT Complaint Forms

February 8,2016 MMT shared the complaint forms collected from the public meetings and through email. Out of the comments applicable to the ONEN bus route changes, they may be categorized as follows: (14) Access to Bon Shopping Center and Patty Jewett Neighborhood (10) Safety of Nevada Avenue (10) Impact to historic neighborhoods (bus stops) (9) …

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ONEN Sends Letter to MMT

January 29, 2016 ONEN sent a letter to MMT concerning the lack of infrastructure on Nevada Avenue for the new bus route. ONEN also expressed concern for historically-appropriate bus stops. The full letter may be read here.     Click here to see all posts on the Transit Committee Blog

Informational Meeting Concerning Bus Changes

December 16, 2015 Becky Fuller represented ONEN at this informational meeting about the bus changes. Becky shared the following documents with the ONEN board: Spring Service Change Maps Spring Service Change Summary Becky reported to the ONEN board that the proposed changes essentially will move the buses from Cascade and Wahsatch to Nevada. The initial …

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