COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (KRDO) - The city of Colorado Springs will be kicking off their Platte Avenue, year-long corridor study by hosting a virtual public meeting Wednesday night to discuss transportation issues. The corridor study will take place along Platte Avenue between Interstate 25 and North Powers Boulevard, looking at how residents use the area in order to improve how people travel by car, public transportation, foot, or bike through the six-mile stretch.
Residents will have the opportunity to learn and voice concerns about the Platte Avenue Corridor Study and identify the multi-modal transportation solution along the six-mile corridor between I-25 and North Powers Boulevard.
During the meeting, the project team will share a project overview and schedule. They will also preview a map-based tool to collect feedback on current conditions along Platte Avenue.
The city's goal is to collect data to better understand the current conditions, future travel needs how this former highway corridor may better serve the surrounding neighborhoods and overall community.
The Project Timeline:
- Existing Conditions and Corridor Analysis (Spring-Summer 2021)
- Solutions and Alternatives Drafting (Summer 2021)
- Draft Project List and Solutions Comparison (Summer-Fall 2021)
- Project Identification and Costing, Draft Plan Development (Fall-Winter 2021)
- Plan Refinement (Early Spring 2022)
- Final Plan (Late Spring 2022)
To register for the meeting today click here. It starts at 5:30 p.m.