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Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

The City of Spokane is initiating a short land-use study process regarding the North Monroe Corridor and the residential uses around it which is being led by Kara Mowery and Kevin Freibott at the City Neighborhood and Planning Services Department. At this point, the North Monroe Corridor has been designated and planned, and the City has updated its Comprehensive Plan and Municipal Code policies accordingly.  However, when the City considers the transition between the Corridor and the surrounding Emerson-Garfield neighborhood, as well…

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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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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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