Winter Ride Glenwood makes Cardiff Glen stop
On Nov. 28, the Winter Ride Glenwood schedule and routes will roll out a few new improvements. On Ride Glenwood all trips will start or end at Cardiff Glen instead of Mountain Valley/Glenwood Park. Also, a new stop will be added in the southbound direction on the Community Center route by the Conoco (south of the West Glenwood freeway interchange). In addition, buses will begin using the new stop near the Community Center on Midland Avenue and will no longer travel into the Community Center parking lot.The Texaco Mountain Market bus stop and the current Mountain Valley/Glenwood Park bus stop will be replaced with two new bus stops located in the same general area on Midland Avenue near Mount Sopris Drive.In addition to schedule and route changes, several new monthly “unlimited use” picture passes will be available starting Nov. 25. These passes are good for unlimited rides from the first day of the month to the last day of the month. The Grand Hogback/Ride Glenwood monthly picture pass is $75, a savings of $101 per month, and the youth Grand Hogback/Ride Glenwood monthly picture pass is $45, a savings of $87 per month. The new Ride Glenwood unlimited monthly picture pass is $20, a $40 savings. Pictures for all three passes will be taken exclusively at the Glenwood Springs City Hall with a monthly sticker being available through designated employee businesses or the City Hall Finance Department.For those individuals that use the bus a couple of times a week, the 20-day punch card is still available for $20 and can be picked up at Safeway, City Market and the Chamber.Both the Ride Glenwood monthly picture pass and the Ride Glenwood punch pass are valid on RFTA buses in Glenwood Springs.Nominate your favorite bus commute or driver. Chosen entrants will receive a free lunch and one month of free bus service.Once a month in this column, we will introduce to you an individual that takes advantage of the bus service in this community or an individual who drives one of these large multi-passenger vehicles.In 25 words or less, please describe why this person should be recognized. Entrants should ride one of the valley’s buses at least two times a week or consistently at lunch or break times. Please mail nomination forms to: TRY Alternative Transportation, City of Glenwood Springs, 101 West 8th St., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 or e-mail to email@example.com.Remember, all seniors 65 years and older and children 5 years of age or younger are now able to Ride Glenwood for FREE.Construction reportfor Glenwood SpringsSewer main replacement will continue along the railroad tracks west of Roaring Fork Drive, south of the high school. Periodic closure of Roaring Fork Drive in the area will be necessary this week. Alternative routes are advised.The Electric Department will be pulling fiber optic cable on County Road 116, in North Glenwood, on 27th and Glen Avenue and on 3rd and Maple, Linden and Devereux. They also will be working on Christmas lighting throughout Glenwood Springs, especially Grand Avenue, 7th Street and the Christmas Tree at the Chamber Resort office at 11th and Grand.Cathy Tuttle is with the consulting firm of Tuttle Marketing and Communications and is the TRY/TDM manager/consultant for the city of Glenwood Springs. For additional information please call 384-6427 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. This column appears every Monday to explain how each person in our community can make a difference in our quality of life. Transportation Responsibility & You – one day at a time, one trip at a time!
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