A detailed analysis of current conditions has been completed as part of Phase 1. These efforts include compiling the characteristics of the roadway network, crash history, transit service, utility infrastructure, sensitive areas, and an analysis of Title VI populations within the study area.
The study area is a multi-jurisdictional planning area. Planning in this area involves many agencies and requires extensive coordination to address the complex relationship between land use and transportation.
In order to effectively plan a multi-modal transportation system in a practical manner that will align land use and transportation, we must first understand the existing conditions and its ability to provide for planned development
This requires a system approach including the state and local network that includes an evaluation of all modes of transportation.
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Public Transportation Services in the Study Area
STA bus route 60 – Airport / Browne’s Edition
This route begins/ends at the Plaza in downtown Spokane and provides service to Airway Heights traveling to the Spokane International Airport, Northern Quest Casino and the Spokane Tribe Casino. Visit the link below for more information.
STA website bus route 60
STA bus route 61 – Highway 2 / Browne’s Edition
This route begins/ends at the Plaza in downtown Spokane and provides service to the Browne’s Addition neighborhood, west along Highway 2 to Hayford Road, then north to Northern Quest Casino, the Airway Heights Corrrectional Facility, the Spokane Tribal Casino and finally into Fairchild Air Force Base. Visit the link below for more information.
STA website bus route 61
STA bus route 63 – Airway Heights / West Plains
This route begins/ends at the West Plains Transit Center (near the Amazon Fullfillment Center) and provides service west along Geiger Blvd., north along Spotted Road, a loop that takes you to the Spokane International Airport, north along Flint Road to Highway 2, west along US 2 to Hayford Road intersecting with Routes 60/61 and then to Lundstrom St, intersecting with Routes 60/61. Visit the link below for more information.
STA website bus route 63
Bus routes 60 and 61 currently operate every half hour on weekdays. The service is available less often nights and weekends. Route 63 will provide hourly service beginning September 2019 to address additional demand from shift changes at new employment locations.
Please click the links below for detailed scheduling information: