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Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 18

  • 15 December 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 18
A recap of major construction activity in Vail.

Vail Mail Holiday Preview 2017

  • 15 December 2017
Vail Mail Holiday Preview 2017

Vail is a magical place this time of year. In this issue of Vail-Mail, learn about the many events and activities that are coming together to make the holidays a wonderful and memorable experience for the whole family.

 


Vail Bus Service Transitions to Winter Schedule Dec. 11

  • 15 December 2017
Vail Bus Service Transitions to Winter Schedule Dec. 11
Town of Vail buses will transition to the full winter schedule beginning Monday, Dec. 11. The new schedule, which will run through April 15, will provide 15- to 30-minute service on most outlying routes during peak times and 30-minute to one-hour service on most outlying routes during non-peak times. The in-town shuttle, which services Golden Peak, Vail Village and Lionshead, will run every 5 to 10 minutes. A complete bus schedule is available online at vailgov.com, or by calling 970-477-3456.

Art in Public Places Winter Holiday Events Schedule

  • 14 December 2017
Art in Public Places Winter Holiday Events Schedule
The Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places is pleased to announce its signature winter events during the Vail Holidays for all to enjoy. Programs include the Vail Paper Lantern Project and Holiday Lantern Walk on Friday, Dec. 22 presented by Doe Browning. The ever-popular Eleventh Annual Vail Winterfest Ice Theater presented by Vicki & Kent Logan in memory of Lou Meskimen Vail’s Favorite Masked Man also opens Dec. 22 on the Gore Creek Promenade.

Vail Transportation Impact Fees Beginning Jan. 1, 2018

  • 14 December 2017
This past July, the Town of Vail adopted Ordinance No. 29 Series 2017, an amendment to Title 12 of the Vail Town Code to add a new Chapter 26, Transportation Impact Fee. The transportation impact fee becomes effective Jan. 1, 2018, and applies to new developments, including creation of any net new residential dwelling units, or any net new commercial floor area. The fee does not apply to residential remodels where no additional units are added, or to commercial remodels that do not increase square footage or change use.

Town of Vail Offers Holiday Transportation Tips

  • 14 December 2017
With peak season parking restrictions in place Dec. 22 through Jan. 3 for Blue and Green parking passes, as well as peak rate pricing for Value cards, the Town of Vail offers tips and reminders when it comes to getting to your Vail destination.

Vail Offers Tips for Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • 14 December 2017
New Year's Eve in Vail will include bus service enhancements and the presence of police and fire personnel to ensure that a safe and fun atmosphere is provided for residents and guests. For the sixth consecutive year, the town will be rescinding an overnight curfew and eliminating late-night checkpoints in Vail Village due to the long-term success of its public safety campaign. Police Chief Dwight Henninger says additional foot patrols in the pedestrian areas will be used to maintain a family-friendly environment during the holiday.

Free Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling Available in Vail

  • 14 December 2017
Free curbside collection of discarded Christmas trees will take place in Vail Dec. 26 through Jan. 31. Trees must be free of lights, tinsel, ornaments, stands and plastic wrapping. Also, trees should be left whole; do not cut trees into sections. Trees should be placed at the side of the road so as not to block the roadway.

Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 11

  • 8 December 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 11
A recap of construction activity in Vail.

Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 4

  • 2 December 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 4
A recap of construction activity in Vail.

Vail Retains Distinction as Bicycle Friendly Community by League of American Bicyclists

  • 30 November 2017
Vail Retains Distinction as Bicycle Friendly Community by League of American Bicyclists
Vail has retained its ranking as a Silver Bicycle Friendly Community as selected by the League of American Bicyclists following a recent assessment. Vail was elevated to a silver designation in 2014 after earning a bronze status in 2009. The award recognizes communities with remarkable commitments to bicycling. With the announcement of 65 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities for 2017, Vail remains in a leading group of over 500 communities across the country that are transforming neighborhoods and destinations.

West Vail Express Afternoon Service Available

  • 29 November 2017
West Vail Express Afternoon Service Available
Vail Transit has added an afternoon West Vail Express route that leaves daily from the Vail Transportation Center at 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., running every 40 minutes. The service is not currently listed on the printed bus schedules for early winter, but will be added to materials promoting the winter routes which become effective Dec. 11. While Vail Transit has operated afternoon express routes on an as-needed basis in the past, the West Vail Express has been improved this season with scheduled departure times for added convenience.

Weekly Construction Update, Nov. 27

  • 23 November 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Nov. 27
A recap of construction activity in Vail.

Winter Season Preview 2017

  • 19 November 2017
Winter Season Preview 2017

It’s almost here! The new ski and snowboard season officially gets underway on Wednesday, Nov. 22, on Vail Mountain.

 


Weekly Construction Update, Nov. 20

  • 17 November 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Nov. 20
A recap of construction activity around Vail.
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