Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Group Asks Governor To Put More $ Toward Bicycling, Walking and Transit

Transportation for Washington wants you to ask Governor Gregoire for a fair share for walking, Bicycling and transit. The group, which specializes in transportation advocacy, claims the federal transportation bill that was just passed, MAP-21, sends transportation funding back to the 1950s.


So they're collecting petitions asking Governor Gregoire to fairly allocate federal transportation dollars to walking, biking, and transit and plan to deliver the petitions to the Governor in mid-August.


You can check out the petition here and see if it's something you're interested in signing.

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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.