Big changes are coming to transit in Spokane and they want your input!

Big changes are coming to transit in Spokane and they want your input!

The voter approved STA Moving Forward plan will provide for more buses, more often, to more parts of the region. Over the next three years, STA will be adding service and adjusting current service to respond to the transportation of a growing region. As they embark on this phased service change, they are seeking input to help identify and prioritize possible improvements. The bus route changes will be focused in the areas of Airway Heights, Northeast Spokane, the Spokane to Cheney/EWU Corridor,…

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Snow Season 2019

Snow Season 2019

It is heading toward snow season again. The City of Spokane created a great resource page for residents that includes a real-time snow removal map, plowing procedures, parking and sidewalks information, and additional resources. Don’t forget that snow season is November 15 – March 15. Citizens are asked to park on the odd side of the street in residential areas for the entire snow season. The City is asking citizens to clear a 36-inch path to allow pedestrians to travel…

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Volunteer Opportunity – Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

Volunteer Opportunity – Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels provides meals across all of Spokane County. For nearly one-third of the participants, this is the only meal they will eat today. They are experiencing an acute shortage of volunteers to help with meal delivery, especially in the Emerson/Garfield neighborhood. Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels delivered almost 275,000 meals to homebound senior citizens in 2018. More than 300 volunteers deliver 22,000 meals each month to residents throughout all of 1,800 miles of Spokane…

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Volunteer Opportunity – Help Build Spokane’s Pop-Up Cycle Track!

Volunteer Opportunity – Help Build Spokane’s Pop-Up Cycle Track!

The City of Spokane will install a temporary two-way cycle track, or protected bike lane, on Spokane Falls Boulevard. This popup pilot will test a cycle track as a protected bikeway that supports people of all ages and abilities. It will be installed on Saturday, Sept 28th and removed on the following Saturday, Oct 5th.  They need your help if this is to be successful! They are looking for people willing to help stripe and install the temporary barriers, direct cyclists,…

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Growing Neighbors’ Fall Hoedown – October 1

Growing Neighbors’ Fall Hoedown – October 1

Growing Neighbors, a vendor at the Emerson Garfield Farmers Market, invites the community to an evening of festivities at their Fall Hoedown. Date: Tuesday, October 1 Time: 5-7:30pm Location: Shadle Park Presbyterian Church, 5508 N Alberta St (map) Farmyard Tours, Games, Community Dinner, Dancing, Storytelling and more Join Growing Neighbors for a celebration and fundraiser in support of Growing Neighbors! Entry is FREE, donations are welcome. More information can be found at GrowingNeighbors.org or by calling (509)327-5522.