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Ted McDermott

Stories by Ted McDermott

Current Position: business reporter

Ted McDermott is a reporter for the Business Desk. He joined The Spokesman-Review in 2019 and is covering transportation in the region..


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Opinion >  Column

Will new pedestrian trail reach for the sky? Bicycle Advisory Board leader hates both routes WSDOT is proposing for Children of the Sun

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 4, 2021

Three options have emerged for the Children of the Sun trail connecting Hillyard to the East Central neighborhood as work on the North Spokane Corridor heats up over the next several years. One would include elevating the trail alongside the interstate, but bike and pedestrian interests are less than enthused about the idea.
Opinion >  Column

Getting There: Can Spokane’s light rail effort be revived?

Early planning work 15 years ago established a price tag and some early ideas of what light rail might look like between Spokane and Coeur d'Alene. A pair of advisory votes effectively killed that momentum. Now, the backers of that original planning say it's time to dust off those documents.