SE Connectivity Meeting (Mon, Oct 22nd, 2018)

During the 2018 Summer Fest, Councilwoman Avila along with Southeast and CONO leadership led a tour to share the community’s culture, resourcefulness, and high priority areas related to walkability, public transit, and safety with key City of Colorado Springs leadership. Many of these opportunities for improvement have also been highlighted in ongoing City planning efforts […]

Community Roundtable

The Community Roundtable was a success! Thanks to Emily Patterson, Chandi Aldena of The Trust for Public Land, and their team for helping us get the ball rolling in bringing this vision to life for the Southeast Colorado Springs community. We came up with different ideas on what public access looks like on the grounds […]

Apartment owner criticized as notorious slumlord sells his Colorado Springs properties

COLORADO SPRINGS – THE GAZETTE – Terry Ragan, the longtime Colorado Springs apartment owner called a “slumlord” because of decades of health, safety and building code violations at his crime-ridden properties, has sold his remaining seven apartment complexes to a Denver buyer. FULL STORY:

Healthy Places: Promoting Equitable and Healthy Communities in Southeast Colorado Springs

After years of disinvestment and underrepresentation, the Southeast Colorado Springs community is advocating for the resources to transform itself into a thriving, healthy, and safe place to live. Southeast Colorado Springs is a family-focused, 12-square-mile community that is home to 16 percent of Colorado Springs’s population. Throughout some of the city, a negative perception of […]

Hancock Expressway / Academy Boulevard Planning and Environmental Linkages Study

From – The City of Colorado Springs has completed the next step in the City’s goal to revitalize the South Academy Boulevard Corridor with a Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study for the Corridor node at the Hancock Expressway and Academy Boulevard intersection. The Hancock / Academy PEL Study identifies existing conditions and future […]