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Use alternative transportation and be rewarded

Transportation, Responsibility & YouSabrina HarrisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Why not be rewarded for using alternative transportation? Join Commuter Club! The cities of Aspen and Glenwood Springs would like to invite you to join our fun club and be rewarded for the way you commute. Commuter Club is an incentive-based alternative transportation program designed for commuters who ride the bus, carpool, walk or bike to work throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. Club members who use any of the alternative modes of transportation mentioned above during the week of Aug. 11 will be eligible to win amazing prizes every day including rafting trips, hotel stays and more. To join, visit you regularly use alternative transportation to get around the valley, join Commuter Club and get rewarded for your commuting 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 to our congestion problems, then Commuter Club is for you.As a Commuter Club member, you will receive an e-mail each month containing our monthly newsletter, which includes the latest transportation information as well as updates on special events and the latest prize winners. Know a Commuter Club member that deserves recognition? A dedicated biker, committed carpooler, steadfast bus rider or enthusiastic walker? As a member, you will also be eligible for monthly prizes and the chance to be named Commuter of the Quarter or Commuter of the Year! Each month, at least four club members will receive a great prize. Two members will receive a great prize quarterly and the Commuter of the Year will receive the grand prize. Self-nominations are encouraged.Also, as a club member, you will receive e-mail alerts from time to time from Commuter Club regarding important traffic or construction information and local events such as Bus Rider and Carpool Appreciation Day, Bike to Work Day, Trails Day and other special events happening in the Roaring Fork Valley. Be rewarded for using alternative transportation. All you have to do is be a member. It’s that easy, and best of all it’s free. Join today at our website at New members will receive a welcome packet in the mail that includes information on transportation, membership gifts and a membership card that qualifies members to get special discounts and deals when presented at Commuter Club events through out the valley. For the latest Commuter Club information and to view the latest newsletter, visit our website at and click on transportation, then Commuter Club. If you have questions about Commuter Club, or other transportation issues, call 384-6437, or e-mail for more information.Construction updatesWork is continuing on the traffic signal installation at 27th Street and South Grand Avenue. Crews will be drilling and setting caissons for the traffic poles this week. Some traffic delays are possible.Donegan Road Phase II closure: Due to the replacement of utilities and construction of retaining walls above and below the road, it will be closed to through traffic until Aug. 30. The closure is from the east side of Stoneridge Court to the east entrance to Fairview Drive. Access to Cedar Crest Drive is detoured through Sunny Acres Road while the water main and snowmelt system are replaced. Access to the Orchard Lane Townhomes will be from the west end of Donegan Road. Weather permitting, the project should be completed by Sept. 1. The city of Glenwood Springs and Heyl Construction thank you for your patience during the construction.Sabrina Harris is transportation manager for the city of Glenwood Springs.

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