Want to know what transportation projects are proposed for Spokane County, what your alternatives are to driving alone, and how to find out about local road closures or backups caused by accidents and other incidents? This blog is designed to educate the public on all transportation-related issues in Spokane County.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Gas Prices Drop Below $3 A Gallon
I wasn't sure I'd ever see it again, but gas prices across the country are dropping below $3 a gallon!
AAA says the average gas prices has dropped 20 cents a gallon in the last month, below $3 in ten states already. And they're expecting that trend to spread to other states.
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.