Monday, March 9, 2015

Bus Stop Improvement Project

Photo courtesy of the Transit 509 blog.
Does this picture look familiar? Some would say no, because the sidewalk is actually somewhat shoveled near the bus stop. In many areas, bus stops aren't easy to get to in winter when walks either aren't shoveled or used to store snow that is plowed up.

Spokane Transit is working on a project to address ongoing issues surrounding bus stop access, signs and poles, shelters, benches and other bus stop features.  As well as the need for better defined standards, policies and coordination with partner jurisdictions in these areas.  

If you would like a presentation and an opportunity to provide feedback on the project at your neighborhood meeting please contact Kathleen Weinand at or 509-325-6055.

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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.