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Friday, November 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Getting There: Cash-short transit agencies seek help

Public transit officials in Washington are reaching out to state lawmakers, asking for new funding to help alleviate their troubled finances. Transit agencies in Pierce and Snohomish counties are facing …


Getting There: After two-year slump, STA ridership on the rise

Ridership on Spokane Transit Authority buses has resumed its pattern of growth following a downturn in boardings in the wake of the economic recession. STA last week said the final …


New STA center educates riders about paratransit services

Transit riders with disabilities have a new place to go for help getting around Spokane. The Spokane Transit Authority has opened a mobility center at the Plaza, 701 W. Riverside …


Spokane supports more bike routes and events

Lori Arpin sees them riding by constantly near her Hangman Valley home. “We have so many bicyclists going by – like flocks,” said Arpin, who likes to ride a bike …


Bike commute gets stimulus

Tucked in among the hundreds of pages in the federal bill bailing out financial institutions are a few dedicated to people who commute to work on two wheels. Bicycle commuters …


King County Will Buy 360 Buses To Replace Fleet

Metro officials have signed an $89 million contract for 360 diesel buses to replace King County’s aging fleet. County Executive Gary Locke chose the diesel buses over cleaner natural-gas-powered buses, …


Nice Riders Not Enough Decreasing Number Of Riders Forces North Idaho Community Bus Service To Stop Daily Routes

1. City routes stop. Mike McDonald drives a fixed-route bus for North Idaho Community Express. He says he will miss the regulars who ride his bus and visit with him. …