Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Spokane Traffic Growth Follows National Trend

The trend across the country appears to be a decline, or leveling off at least, of traffic growth. And Spokane appears to be no exception, with steady growth in the early 2000s and a plateau in recent years.
Sightline Daily takes a look at our local traffic numbers.

1 comment:

tim jones, Spokane said...

Traffic is unavoidable. Even the small cities are not exempted. It's because of the growing population and some people are relocating.

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.