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How would YOU improve transportation in Spokane County?

SRTC is seeking qualified applicants for its citizens advisory committee - the Transportation Advisory Committee (or TAC). Joining the TAC means you can assist Transportation Planners and the SRTC Board of Directors to bring improvements to our area. Provide your...

Where will funding for local road projects come from?

Since Washington voters approved I-976 setting car tabs at $30, a lot of revenue that went to paying for transportation projects is gone. The City of Spokane is looking at alternatives to pay for road projects, reports the Spokesman Review. They are discussing using...

Flying Cars are Almost Here

Well, maybe not exactly. NW News Network reports that the company Airbus recently conducted testing of a pilot-less air taxi in near Pendleton, Oregon. The prototype vehicle was able to fly 27 miles and the company said they were extremely pleased with the results....

USDOT proposes nationwide adoption of highway-rail grade crossing action plans

Transportation Today News reports that the USDOT is trying to make at-grade rail crossings across the county safer by requiring all states to implement rail crossing action plans. Transportation groups in Washington State have been aware of this problem for quite a...

Old (driving) Habits are Hard to Break

The City of Spokane installed a brand new stop sign at the intersection of Grand Ave & High Drive. The Spokesman Review reports that many (many!) drivers are having trouble recognizing this new traffic revision after so many years of it being an unmarked intersection....

Flying Cars are Almost Here

Well, maybe not exactly. NW News Network reports that the company Airbus recently conducted testing of a pilot-less air taxi in near Pendleton, Oregon. The prototype vehicle was able to fly 27 miles and the company said they were extremely pleased with the results....

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Old (driving) Habits are Hard to Break

The City of Spokane installed a brand new stop sign at the intersection of Grand Ave & High Drive. The Spokesman Review reports that many (many!) drivers are having trouble recognizing this new traffic revision after so many years of it being an unmarked intersection....

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Understanding Initiative 976

What is it? Initiative 976 is a statewide ballot measure concerning motor vehicle taxes and fees that will be on the November 5 ballot. How will it appear on the ballot? "This measure would repeal, reduce, or remove authority to impose certain vehicles taxes and fees;...

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TransportationToday.com states that a report released by the Transportation Trades Dept, AFL-CIO finds that ride-share services such as Lyft & Uber have negative impacts on air quality, road congestion, and ride-hailing service drivers. Transportation Today...

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