Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Spokane Rising Asks "Who Killed Prop 1?"

Since the recent election where Spokane Transit's Proposition 1 was voted down by a tiny margin, there has been a lot of talk about why the proposal didn't pass. While it's been mostly water cooler talk and letters to the editor, Spokane Rising threw out some of their own theories in a post yesterday. Some of their thoughts? That the proposition didn't sell the package enough to people not currently using transit, that the difference between current service and service to be implemented by Prop 1 wasn't obvious enough and that misinformation contributed to its demise.

Read the entire post here.

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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.