Stories tagged: Getting There
Mon., May 30, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Roundabouts proposed for U.S. 395 in Deer Park
The state transportation department is proposing two roundabouts to improve safety on U.S. Highway 395 through Deer Park.
Mon., May 23, 2016
Getting There: Kootenai County residents asked about Citylink improvements, possible fares
Residents in Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls and surrounding communities are being asked to participate in a study of the future of Citylink, the small urban bus line serving the area
Fri., May 20, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Snoqualmie Pass shutdowns planned next week
Rock blasting will close Snoqualmie Pass for an hour at 7:30 p.m. three nights next week.
Mon., May 16, 2016
Getting There: Pot-related fatal crashes spike in Washington after legalization vote
Pot-related fatal crashes in Washington spiked upward after marijuana was voted legal in the fall of 2012
Mon., May 9, 2016
Getting There: Signal goes in at north end of Monroe bridge
Two projects at the north end of the Monroe Street Bridge are going to cause traffic slowdowns
Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Expansion joint on I-405 flattens tires during rush hour
A broken expansion joint on Interstate 405 near Factoria slowed traffic and caused a number of flat tires during rush hour.
Mon., April 18, 2016
Public asked to weigh in on 75-mph speed limit on I-90
The Washington state Department of Transportation is holding two public meetings this week on a proposal to raise the speed limit on a segment of Interstate 90 through the Columbia …
Mon., April 11, 2016, 5:10 a.m.
Monroe Street’s eastbound I-90 on-ramp closing through April 22
Spokane drivers headed east on I-90 from downtown will have limited access with the closure of the eastbound onramp at Monroe Street through April 22
Mon., March 14, 2016
Getting There: American Airlines counter, terminal moving at Spokane airport
American Airlines is moving its ticket counter and gate to the C Concourse at Spokane International Airport
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016
University District pedestrian bridge to include bus plaza
A new University District Gateway Bridge will include a pedestrian and transit plaza on the south side of the BNSF Railway mainline tracks.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Funds sought for work at Sullivan Road and Euclid Avenue
Spokane Valley is lined up to get funding for improvements of the intersection Sullivan Road and Euclid Avenue.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
Getting There: Small airports get a boost in Washington state funding
Small airports in Washington state are going to get an increase in funding to help with improvements such as runway and taxiway improvements.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016
Getting There: STA board debating new ballot measure for 2016
Spokane Transit Authority officials are talking about their next steps to improve transit service after last year’s narrow defeat of an STA ballot measure that would have raised the sales …
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015, 3 a.m.
First Night street closures start early Thursday
Spokane’s First Night celebration will bring a series of street closures to downtown starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday.
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015
Be prepared for winter storms if you hit the road for the holiday
With a winter storm possible over the Inland Northwest this week, it’s smart for holiday travelers - and all drivers - to get ready for winter.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 8, 2015, 9:39 p.m.
Getting There: Spokane street work wrapping up for season
Work on Monroe and Lincoln downtown and on Ray Street south of 17th Avenue will finish up this week.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 11, 2015, 9:43 p.m.
New signs direct Centennial Trail users along route
Centennial Trail gets new directional markers
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 4, 2015, 10:47 p.m.
State uses new paving technique to fill wheel ruts
New rut paving technique saves money
Mon., Sept. 21, 2015
STA adding bus times, altering routes
Passengers who ride the Spokane Transit Authority shuttle from the Plaza to the parking lots at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena are going to get an additional evening bus leaving at …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
Getting There: South Hill neighbors celebrate arterial reopening
South Side drivers in Spokane breathed a sigh of relief late last week with the reopening of an important arterial route along High Drive, 43rd Avenue and Hatch Road. The …
Mon., Sept. 7, 2015
Getting There: Electric, hybrid cars get their day
Electric and hybrid vehicle owners are going to show off their rides during a pair of events this month. On Saturday, a group of Inland Northwest owners will be rallying …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015
Getting There: Labor Day travel to increase just 1 percent this year
Despite some of the lowest gasoline prices seen in years, travel over the upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to increase only slightly across the U.S. AAA auto club said …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
Work will finish downtown bicycle lane loop
There is a place in downtown Spokane where the bike lane ends. It’s at Main Avenue and Howard Street, and it’s not the greatest transaction for cyclists. When the light …
Mon., July 20, 2015
Getting There: Idaho’s Highway 3 dedicated to Medal of Honor recipients
A ceremony dedicating the North Idaho Medal of Honor Highway route will be held at noon Saturday at St. Maries High School. Idaho Highway 3 from Spalding on the south …
Mon., June 22, 2015
Havana, Glenrose project begins with work at Freya
A project to upgrade Havana Street from 37th Avenue to Glenrose Road and Glenrose Road from Havana to 57th Avenue gets underway today with preparations for handling traffic along Freya …
Wed., June 10, 2015, 7:45 p.m.
Surrounded by utopia, anxieties fade on Day One across Washington’s new bike highway
On day one of his 416-mile journey across U.S. Bicycle Route 10, The Spokesman-Review’s Nicholas Deshais works out his anxieties and enjoys the view.
Mon., June 1, 2015
Getting There: Bike Swap raises $38,000 for Centennial Trail
The annual Spokane Bike Swap continues to grow in popularity, and that means more funding for improvements on the Centennial Trail. Nearly 4,000 people attended the bike swap on April …
Thu., May 28, 2015
Transportation compromise bill passes House, heads to Senate
OLYMPIA – The Washington state House of Representatives passed a $5.1 billion transportation budget Wednesday, sending the compromise spending plan to the Senate, which could pass it before the first …
Mon., April 6, 2015
State replacing highway signage near Spokane airport
The faded highway signs near Spokane International Airport look tacky, to say the least. The Washington state Department of Transportation is going to fix the problem starting today.
Mon., March 23, 2015
Millennials’ urban lifestyle driving transit improvements
A trend toward renewed urbanization in larger U.S. cities has not escaped the notice of real estate professionals. The phenomenon is being driven to a large degree by younger people …