March 2 from 4-6 p.m. at SRTC, 221 W. 1st Ave., Suite 310 to get input on a proposed amendment
to the area’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Horizon 2040.
is the area’s long-range transportation plan that guides how the
regional transportation system will develop through 2040. It is based on
projections for growth in population, housing and jobs and considers every mode
of transportation, such as private vehicles, public transit, bicycling,
walking, freight movement, rail and air travel.
to Horizon 2040 adds three new City of Spokane projects. To be eligible for
funding, these projects are required to be included in the plan. The projects being added include:
Main Ave. – Browne St. to Division St.
– Reconfigure three
lane arterial to two lanes with possible center lane angle parking, mid-block pedestrian
crossing and streetscape improvements.
North Monroe St.- Indiana Ave. to
Reconfigure a four lane arterial to one lane each direction with a center
two-way left turn lane, sidewalk and pedestrian improvements, curb extensions
and traffic signal modifications at the intersection with Montgomery.
Maxwell Ave.- Maple St. to Washington
St.- Reconfigure to
two lanes with a center two-way left turn lane.
More info on those projects and Horizon 2040 in general can be found at https://www.srtc.org/mtp_2040.html. We are looking for feedback on the proposed amendment and the projects to be added to the plan. If you can’t attend the meeting, submit comments by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailing to SRTC at the address above or by calling (509)
343-6370. All comments must be submitted
by March 6, 2016.