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1 year 11 months ago

City likely to eliminate FREX

It seems the city is closer to pulling the plug on the Front Range Express - also known as FREX - here in Colorado Springs. At last night's town hall meeting Mayor Bach answered questions from the public; many were worried about the future of FREX and what that...

3 years 3 months ago

FREX to run through 2011

The FrontRange Express, commonly called FREX, has been funded through the end of 2011. The Colorado Springs City Council approved funding for the bus service last week. FREX buses run between Colorado Springs and Denver, hauling about 350 riders each day, each way. FREX service will maintain its...

4 years 1 month ago

FREX saved, at least for now

The Front Range Express commuter bus service will continue to take riders from Colorado Springs to Denver, at least for the next year. Colorado Springs City Council members voted Tuesday to use the $1.44 million it received from the sale of nine of the buses to fund its share of...

4 years 2 months ago

Looking for FREX alternatives

With the Front Range Express, also known as FREX, stopping service next month, several people, like Denise Rodriguez, are looking for another ride north. She's attending college in Denver, and the added stress doesn't help. "There's only so much stress a college student can take before they start to...

4 years 2 months ago

Denver commuters to meet

While the City of Colorado Springs is scrambling to keep FREX, the Front Range Express bus line, running between Colorado Springs and Denver, another group is looking ahead to a day when FREX won't be around. FREX is scheduled to shut down on February 12, but Colorado Springs may...

4 years 2 months ago

FREX buses up for sale

The city of Colorado Springs has put nine surplus FREX buses up for sale, for a third time. It's part of an effort to generate enough money to keep FREX running in 2010. Right now, the service is slated to end February 12. At least two out-of-state agencies have...

4 years 2 months ago

FREX: Use it or lose it

FREX passes are only good for another three weeks.  As of February 12, the popular bus route that takes people from Colorado Springs to Denver, and a few place in between, won't exist. The policy written on the back of the ticket says "no refunds, no exchanges."  But some...

4 years 3 months ago

The end of FREX

Efforts to save the FrontRange Express Service or FREX have failed. The city says service will end as of February 15th. The city of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA) tried to sell nine extra FREX buses to temporarily keep the program going, but there...

4 years 4 months ago

Plan to save FREX moves forward

It looks like the Front Range Express transit system (FREX) will be saved for another year. A plan to fund the commuter bus route for 2010 cleared a major hurdle in Denver Thursday as the Colorado Transportation Commission gave its approval to the transit system to sell up to nine...

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