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THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 2014


In this Monday, June 30, 2014 photo, a car moves on a serpentine road past snow-capped peaks near Zoji La in Indian-Kashmir, India. Many Tibetans say that being in the mountains make them miss their homeland. (Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press)

Winter tires: Which do you prefer? 

As we wait for winter to wallop our roads, it’s never too early to talk tires. Last winter, I commuted about 200 miles a week in my 2013 Honda Fit. Obviously, it’s not the heartiest of vehicles, but it performed amazingly well after I began...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2014

Do you live along an old streetcar route? 12 

The first streetcar in Spokane was pulled by horses in 1888. After going electric following the Great Fire of 1889, the streetcars that trundled along Spokane's streets were operated by a number of companies including the Spokane Street Railway, Ross Park Street Railway Company, Spokane...

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Spokane cyclists won't get lost anymore 

Taking two wheels through Spokane is a daunting prospect. There are hills. There’s a river running through the middle of town. This time of year, there’s nasty weather. And those cars! But there’s an effort afoot at Spokane City Hall to make the cyclist's journey...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 15, 2014

Getting There

News and commentary about transportation in Spokane, the Inland Northwest and beyond.