Transit Development Plan: 2024-2029 Public Notice
Spokane Transit has issued a determination of non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the Transit Development Plan: 2024-2029. After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, Spokane Transit has determined this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.
The Spokane Transit Board of Directors will hold a Public Hearing to receive testimony on the Draft Transit Development Plan: 2024-2029, which will take place on Thursday June 15, 2023, at 1:30 p.m., in the Spokane Transit Boardroom, 1230 W. Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA. A virtual Webex videoconference option will be available at https://www.spokanetransit.com/meetings/bod/
Members of the public may attend Spokane Transit Authority Board meetings in person or via the virtual option provided. Public comments will be accepted in person or virtually on the day of the meeting. Public Comments may also be submitted in advance of the meeting through the following link but must be received by 4:00 PM on June 14, 2023.
The Transit Development Plan (TDP) is required by RCW 35.58.2795. The TDP is one in a series of planning documents that is built upon the goals, principles and policies contained within Connect Spokane: A Comprehensive Plan for Public Transportation.
The proposed TDP: 2024-2029 complies with the state requirements and contains the following key elements:
- 2023 Annual Action Plan
- 2024-2026 Service Improvement Program
- 2024-2029 Capital Improvement Program
- Program of Projects for FTA Section 5307 Urbanized Formula Funding
- Program of Projects for FTA Section 5310 Apportionment Program
- Information regarding Section 5339 (Bus and Bus Facilities) grant program
- Section 5310 (Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities) grant program
- Major equipment & rolling stock replacement activities
- Operating and Financial Projections
Details of the proposed projects for Sections 5307 (Urbanized Area Formula Funding program), 5310 (Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities), and 5339 (Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary program) are included in the TDP. The public hearing for the TDP includes the Sections 5307 and 5339 Program of Projects and Budget. The Program of projects is considered final unless amended through public comment.
Copies of this document are available for public inspection beginning June 1, 2023, at: Spokane Transit Authority, Administrative Office, North Side, Second Floor, 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201, or visit https://www.spokanetransit.com/projects/transit-development-plan/
Written comments may be sent to: Mike Tresidder, Senior Transit Planner, Spokane Transit Authority, 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201, or by email to [email protected]. The Transit Development Plan: 2024-2029 is in draft form until adopted by the Spokane Transit Authority Board.
Spokane Transit assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information, see www.spokanetransit.com. Upon request, alternative formats of this information will be produced for people who are disabled. The meeting facility is accessible for people using wheelchairs. For other accommodations, please call 325-6094 (TTY Relay 711) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance.
Notice of Public Meeting - City Line Steering Committee
Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Central City Line Steering Committee will take place on May 2, 2023, at 11:00 AM via Zoom with an in-person option for the public to view. For more information about the meeting please contact STA at the information below.
The Steering Committee meeting is open to the public. The meeting agenda and materials are posted to the Spokane Transit Authority website (stamovingforward.com/projects/city-line).
The meeting may be viewed in-person at 528 E. Spokane Falls Blvd, Suite 110, Spokane, WA 99202. The meeting can also be viewed online via Zoom at the link below.
Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82527360613?pwd=NnYxTVRCaGdtMzBtTTU5N0xGdEl2dz09
Meeting ID: 825 2736 0613
Join by phone: +1-253-215-8782
For additional information please contact Don Skillingstad, Spokane Transit Authority, 844-879-3988, or email at [email protected].
Spokane Transit assures nondiscrimination in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. For more information, see www.spokanetransit.com.
Upon request, alternative formats of this information will be produced for people with disabilities. For accommodations, please call 325-6094 or (TTY Relay 711) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance.