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Self-Driving Vehicles Not Likely to Decrease Congestion

StreetsBlogUSA reports that a recent survey out of Australia shows that autonomous vehicles could create even more traffic congestion and pollution since they increase the convenience of driving alone rather than carpooling or using transit. Read the full article...

Portland, OR Gets Serious About Bus Lanes

In an effort to make Portland transit even more efficient and speedy, the city of Portland has painted transit only lanes red to make it clear to motorists that those lanes are not for use by personal vehicles, reports Willamette Week. Click the link for the...

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;...

Have you checked out our interactive maps lately?

SRTC staff does an amazing job of producing informative AND interesting online maps. Many of them are interactive, too. Click the link to take a look at our construction project maps, bicycle route maps and lots of...

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...

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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SRTC Office Closure on 10/3 & 10/4

The SRTC office will be closed all day on Thursday, October 3 and from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm on Friday, October 4 for an off-site staff retreat and training. Please leave us a voice mail at (509)343-6370 or send an email to contact.srtc@srtc.org and we will reply as soon...

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SRTC Board Meeting 9/12/19

The SRTC Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, September 12 at 1:00 pm at the SRTC office, located at 421 W Riverside Ave Suite 504. The meeting agenda can be found at: https://www.srtc.org/srtc-policy-board/. Board meetings are always open to the public and...

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