Stories tagged: electric bus
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
STA takes another run at transit expansion, including electric bus service in central Spokane
A revised ballot measure to improve Spokane Transit Authority services will go before voters on Nov. 8.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
Spokane City Council maintains ability to ask voters for transit sales tax
For the third time in six months, Spokane Mayor David Condon vetoed an ordinance passed by a wide margin on the City Council, only to see it overridden by similar …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Debate over STA tax should focus on usefulness, not trendiness
The Spokane Transit Authority board has disrupted the Spokane City Council’s move to split out one bus line in the transit system for separate funding, instead putting a new tax …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
Plan funding divides STA board
Battle lines were drawn early by transit officials in a four-hour-long meeting Thursday afternoon, but the eventual 6-3 split sending a 10-year, $300 million project to the ballot wasn’t clear …
Wed., Sept. 17, 2014
STA officials view company’s latest electric bus model
A South Carolina company that’s building zero-emission electric buses made a stop in Spokane on Tuesday to show off the latest version of next-generation transit technology. Spokane Transit Authority officials …
Mon., March 10, 2014
STA giving all-electric buses a tryout
A shiny, new, all-electric Chinese bus is running on Spokane routes this month under a special demonstration through a U.S. branch of BYD Co. Ltd. Spokane Transit Authority was invited …