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Getting There

THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2015

MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015

Bike racing at Corbin Park. (Spokesman Review-Chronicle)

You like bikes? Tell the city 

The city of Spokane is seeking some feedback for its proposed changes to the city's Bike Master Plan. Some quick background, the city's been working to update the bike plan for a while now, and there are already a lot of facilities that have been...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2015

THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015

End of the line: A pedestrian walks Friday along Main Avenue past the mid-street gutter on Wall Street in downtown Spokane. (Colin Mulvany)

Take a walk at lunch

Instead of hitting the gym, that greasy burger or that afternoon shot of espresso this noon hour, trying taking a walk. You may like your job a bit more because of it. A new study shows that "lunchtime walks improved enthusiasm, relaxation, and nervousness at...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015

In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo, neighboring gas stations both tout $2.92-per-gallon regular gas in Richland, Miss. The typical autumn decline in gasoline prices is getting a big push lower by falling global oil prices. By the end of the year, up to 30 states could have an average gasoline price of under $3 a gallon. (Rogelio Solis / Associated Press)

What $1.66 buys in 2015 

A gallon of gas. Just wow. What it doesn't buy: A comic book. A gallon of milk. A sandwich. A movie ticket. A latte. A loaf of bread. A beer. Et cetera. But it does buy a gallon of gas.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2015

THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2015

TUESDAY, JAN. 13, 2015

Fat girl on a bike. Photo Courtesy: Andrea Parrish (Andrea Parrish)

Fat girl on a bike 

The image that seems to come to mind when one hears the term “bike commuter” is often one of two things: either one of a lithe woman wearing incredibly cute clothes, pedaling easily with cute panniers and a perfect hairstyle… or one of incredibly fit...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 9, 2015


THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 2015

TUESDAY, JAN. 6, 2015

City of Spokane Street Department snow plows work in tandem to to clear 37th Avenue at Cuba, Jan 5, 2015, on Spokane's south side. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

City: Snow event is over

Winter is finally over. For today. The city declared an end to the Stage 1 snow event that began Sunday afternoon. This morning saw the last of the snow plows - at least until the next time a good amount of powder falls - as...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31, 2014

Google's self-driving prototype, which will hit the streets of California in 2015. Image source: Google

Are we ready for self-driving cars? 

Let's start out by saying that self-driving cars are terrifying. I can't imagine anything that would palpitate my heart more than letting go of the wheel while my car barrels down South Lincoln Street toward the gauntlet of downtown Spokane.

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TUESDAY, DEC. 30, 2014


MONDAY, DEC. 29, 2014

THURSDAY, DEC. 25, 2014

Washington Water Power car No. 96 had finished distributing newspapers for local delivery by paper boys and stopped in front of the Review Building at Monroe and Riverside before returning to the carbarn. The newspaper cars usually ran early in the morning, beginning work at about 2:30, and finishing around 5 a.m. Photo courtesy of Eastern Washington State Historical Society, Ingalls Photo

Happy Holidays from Getting There

Washington Water Power car No. 96 had finished distributing newspapers for local delivery by paper boys and stopped in front of the Review Building at Monroe and Riverside before returning to the car barn. The newspaper cars usually ran early in the morning, beginning work...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 23, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 22, 2014

The city of Spokane is mulling a parking enforcement plan to boot and tow repeat offenders of overtime parking at downtown meters. (Jesse Tinsley)

Four parking innovations - from the future!

The city of Spokane announced today that it was expanding its pay-by-phone feature from just a few meters near City Hall to all 3,500 meters in its system. The technology is innovative and convenient, and many parkers will surely applaud the new feature. But there’s...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 19, 2014


Getting There

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