Friday, March 28, 2014

The 1980s Called, It Wants It's Bus Stop Signs Back

Photo credit: Zachary Ziegler
Admittedly, change is hard for me. The changeout of Spokane Transit bus stop signs is one I can live with though.

STA is starting work on replacing all the old bus stop signs with ones with a new look. Apparently it's been three decades (!) since the signs have undergone a change.

Zachary Ziegler of the Transit509 blog takes a look at local bus stops over the years, even before STA existed, and the history of transit in the area in general. I never thought bus stop signs would be this interesting but they are!

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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.