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colorado springs MEDIA ADVISORY


COLORADO SPRINGS AREA MOTORISTS LOSE MORE THAN $1,900 PER YEAR ON ROADS
THAT ARE DETERIORATED, CONGESTED & LACK SOME SAFETY FEATURES

New report by national research group evaluates Colorado
road & bridge conditions, congestion, safety, and costs to drivers

 

WHEN:

Thursday, June 28. Full report will be available on TRIP website at 10:00 a.m. MDT.

WHERE:

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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The average driver in the Colorado Springs area loses more than $1,900 annually as a result of driving on roads that are deteriorated, congested, and that lack some desirable safety features, according to a new report from TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC.

 

TRIP spokesperson Carolyn Bonifas Kelly will be available throughout the day Thursday via phone and Skype for interviews and comments.

 

The report, Colorado Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility, examines road and bridge conditions, congestion, economic development, highway safety, and transportation funding in Colorado. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for the Colorado Springs, Denver, Northern Colorado, Grand Junction and Pueblo areas.

WHO:

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research and Communication, TRIP
Cell: 703-801-9212