Monday, December 2, 2013

Work Resumes On State Transportation Package

Legislators resume negotiations today on a state transportation package after the long weekend. Governor Inslee is hoping legislators will be able to reach a deal in time to pass a bill before Christmas or soon after the new year. This would require a special session of the Legislature.

Transportation Issues Daily looks at the compomises that have been made to date by the House and Senate in an effort to reach an agreement.

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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.