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Join the club, win great prizes

Melissa Laeser

GAPP is under way, and the first round of concrete has been poured. Commuter Club is removing cars off our roads and making it easier to travel through the construction zone. Being part of the solution is easier than ever – and it’s free!There are approximately 100 members enrolled in Commuter Club, and more are joining every day. Members are from Parachute, Rifle, Glenwood Springs, Basalt and Carbondale, and commute using alternative transportation through Glenwood Springs. Members are walking, biking, carpooling and riding the bus and are getting rewarded for doing it. The first Commuter of the Week is Lynne Cassidy, who works at Glenwood Springs Elementary School. Lynne biked to worked every day of the week and won a windstopper vest, T-shirt and hat from Sport Obermeyer, one of the local sponsors. Local sponsors are making the program possible and a big thanks goes out to them. People who regularly use alternative transportation should join Commuter Club and get rewarded for your commute habits. Those interested in changing the way you commute, saving money on transportation costs, or preserving our quality of life are encouraged to join. We can match you with other carpoolers or find you a bus buddy to help with your first trip. If you are interested in being a part of the solution, then Commuter Club is for you! Commuter Club members sign up online at http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us and receive goodies, coupons and transportation information. To be eligible for prizes, Commuter Club members fill out an online log each week and must commute by alternative mode at least two times per week to qualify for the prizes. All members will receive newsletters, coupons to local businesses and updates, plus information on commute solutions. Join today and be part of the solution to our congestion problems. If you have questions about Commuter Club, GAPP or other transportation issues, please call 384-6437, e-mail try@ci.glenwood-springs.co.us or visit http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us and click on Transportation for more information.Construction UpdatesThe roads within the Oasis Creek subdivision are being reconstructed. The roads will be open during construction for local traffic. Construction will take approximately three weeks. Motorists should be aware of the crews in the neighborhoods and drive carefully. Installation of a raw water main across Wulfsohn Road between the Community Center and Midland Avenue is scheduled for this week. Short traffic delays on Wulfsohn Road are possible.The Cardiff Glen developers have started the reconstruction of the Airport Road south of the Four-Mile Road intersection. The traffic will be one lane during working hours, with short delays. The project will go until Oct. 15.Melissa Laeser is transportation manager for the city of Glenwood Springs.


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