Thursday, February 17, 2011

Public Comment Period On Proposed Projects

SRTC recently issued a Call for Projects for Job Access & Reverse Commute (JARC) and for New Freedom Program projects seeking federal funding for the years 2011. The following projects were submitted by area jurisdictions:

JARC
Kalispel Tribe- KALTRAN route to North Spokane
Spokane Transit Authority- Preserving Service to Medical Lake

New Freedom Program
Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern WA- Coordinated Transp. Across Boundaries City of Spokane Valley- Sidewalk & Transit Stop Accessibility

A public comment period is open on the proposed projects, so if you would like to show support, or submit any other comment regarding one or more of the projects, click here for more info.

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About SRTC

SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.