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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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Free Trees Available from City of Spokane Urban Forestry

Free Trees Available from City of Spokane Urban Forestry

We’d like to share an opportunity for you to receive a FREE tree for your yard. Through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Canopy program, the City’s Neighborhood Tree Program is giving away 500 trees this fall to help Spokane residents lower their energy costs, filter air and water pollutants, reduce stormwater runoff, and green-up your neighborhood. This is an exclusive offer for residents of the City of Spokane. Order your new tree while supplies last! Choose from a…

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Applicants Sought for WQTIF Neighborhood Committee

Applicants Sought for WQTIF Neighborhood Committee

The City of Spokane is seeking volunteers for a committee that helps to select public investments in three Spokane neighborhoods – West Central, Emerson-Garfield, and Riverside. The funding for the work comes from a special taxing district created by the City in this area in 2007. A Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District, which includes the Kendall Yards Development, was created by the City and County of Spokane to help pay for public improvements inside the Kendall Yards area and for…

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Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Clean-Up – May 18, 2019

Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Clean-Up – May 18, 2019

It’s time for our 11th Annual Spring Cleanup, where we provide a free dumpster site to Emerson-Garfield residents (ID required for proof of residency)! When: Saturday, May 18, 9am-12pm Where: Faith Bible Church (600 W Cora) We are accepting: clean green – bagged only refuse – no food items, dry wall, concrete, or nail-embedded wood recycling – any mostly metal item Salvation Army accepts donations of clothing and furniture old electronics accept for e-cycle The City reserves the right to…

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