Tuesday, September 3, 2013

A Little of This, A Little of That

Spokane International Airport receives a $7 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a new aircraft rescue and firefighting facility. A new report shows Washingtonians are driving less than they did in 2005. And a separate study shows younger drivers are driving older cars (hasn't that always been the case? What kid can afford a nice, new car?)

The Spokesman-Review has a roundup of what's happening in area transportation this week in their "Getting There" column.

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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.