THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
The Spokane Transit Authority board voted unanimously on Thursday to raise fares in two steps in 2017 and 2018
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 1:41 P.M.
Spokane Transit is providing shuttle service and cut-rate fares for Hoopfest
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016, 4 A.M.
Doug Clark stalks Spokane’s rare and endangered Right-Wingosaurus.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
The Spokane Transit Authority will once again pay the salary of a downtown police officer under the terms of a contract approved by the organization’s board Thursday.
MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016, 4:03 P.M.
STA is considering renewing an agreement to fund a downtown Spokane police officer, police officials told Spokane’s Public Safety Committee Monday.
MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2015, 5:16 A.M.
STA’s new website makes it easy to plan a trip or find a bus in real time
MONDAY, OCT. 12, 2015, 5:55 P.M.
A woman who was severely injured when her husband rear-ended a Spokane Transit Authority bus in 2011 recently settled with the transit agency for $1.5 million.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015, 10:46 P.M.
A woman was critically injured in downtown Spokane Thursday evening after the Spokane Transit Authority van she was in was struck by a car that witnesses said ran multiple red …
TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015, 1:28 P.M.
A motorcycle rider killed in a collision with an STA bus on Friday ran a red light before the accident, Spokane Police say.
SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015
A motorcycle rider died Friday afternoon after a collision with a Spokane Transit Authority bus in northeast Spokane. Names of the motorcyclist and the bus driver have not been released.
FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015, 2:30 P.M.
Police have closed the intersection of East Euclid Avenue and North Crestline Street while they investigate a fatal collision involving a motorcyclist and an STA bus.
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
Late returns counted Wednesday failed to give Spokane Transit Authority’s Proposition 1 ballot measure enough votes to overcome an election night deficit. With less than 1,000 votes remaining to be …
TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015, 8:10 P.M.
STA sales tax increase OUTCOME: Too close to call. YES: 49.4 percent50 NO: 50.6 percent
TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015, 5:09 P.M.
The first results in today’s special election for expansion of the Spokane Transit Authority system, plus a sales tax extension for juvenile jails, are due shortly after 8 p.m. Check …
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
Millwood City Council changed the city’s appellate review system during its April meeting. “This has been a long time in the making,” City Attorney Brian Werst said.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
Have you been wondering what position the Washington Policy Center is taking on the Spokane transit ballot measure? They don’t have one!
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015
The usually monolithic Spokane County Commission showed signs of cracking Tuesday as Shelly O’Quinn and Todd Mielke took colleague Al French to task for using a monthly TV program to …
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015
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 …
FRIDAY, DEC. 19, 2014
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 …
SUNDAY, DEC. 14, 2014
After hay bales were piled inside streetcar No. 202 and its blaze reddened the sky, after the flames were doused by firefighters and their six bathing suit-clad assistants, the day …
SUNDAY, AUG. 17, 2014
Spokane’s business community likely will succeed in pushing the region’s central bus plaza out of downtown, a former transit board chairman predicts. “We were doing everything we could to appease …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
As the downtown business illuminati attempt to derail eight years’ worth of planning for improved bus service in Spokane, they insist that it’s not because they don’t like poor people. …
SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014
When we last left big Bill McChristian, the 82-year-old Korean War vet had invited me into his downtown apartment to show me the melon-size holes in his jeans and underwear. …
TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
Spokane Transit Authority is encouraging Bloomsday participants to ride buses downtown during the trade show and registration pickup periods on Friday and Saturday. Parking and access to the Convention Center …
THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 2014
U.S. Attorney Mike Ormsby is credited by witnesses with pulling co-worker Tim Durkin from the path of a Spokane Transit Authority bus at a busy intersection in front of the …
MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013
The best way to get Centennial Trail users across busy Mission Avenue in northeast Spokane would be a new pedestrian bridge rather than a tunnel under Mission. The bridge emerged …
MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013
Spokane International Airport is among 60 airports around the country that will offer an expedited passenger screening process for pre-approved travelers. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced last week a …
MONDAY, SEPT. 2, 2013
Spokane International Airport last week announced it has received a $7 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a new aircraft rescue and firefighting facility. The grant comes …
MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2013
Failure this summer of a proposed 10.5-cent increase in Washington’s gas tax to fund big transportation projects such as the North Spokane Corridor has caused some state lawmakers to seek …
MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
Spokane Transit Authority last week unveiled a series of concepts to improve public transportation in future years. The cost ranges up to $400 million for construction of modern electric trolleys …