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Washington Bike, Walk, and Roll Summit

The Washington Bike, Walk, and Roll Summit is a two day event packed with panels, workshops, mobile tours, and presentations from across the board of active transportation. These informative and engaging presentations will cover topics like trail maintenance, bike advocacy, disability rights in active transportation, and more! Whether you are a community member looking for …

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As we’ve mentioned before, the City of Spokane Valley will be preparing a Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan over the next year. Here’s the latest news: The City was awarded funds to facilitate safety analysis, route location, and implementation from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants Program.  City staff including planning, development engineering and …

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Complete Streets Planning Meeting

There’s been lots of buzz about “complete streets” in Spokane recently. Now it’s time to get involved! Please read this invitation to the upcoming Complete Streets Spokane planning meeting from the executive director of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington. “If you have been reading the Spokesman Review and Out There Monthly, you know that there has been …

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Mark Fenton Today

Mark Fenton, host of the PBS show America’s Walking, is in Spokane. We love this guy. He’s an entertaining speaker full of fresh ideas — and examples from around the country — for making our city increasingly pedestrian-friendly. We repeat: do not miss this.

Be Counted

Below is a letter from the Cascade Bicycle Club, who is contracted with the Washington DOT to do statewide counts of bicyclists and pedestrians. They need volunteers in Spokane for conducting the counts. The five cities who ffer the most volunteers will be rewarded with bicycling workshops. Check it out and volunteer! Do you want …

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Letter to the Editor: Where’s the Pedestrian Love?

Below is a Letter to the Editor responding to OTM’s interview with Grant Wencel, Spokane’s new Bike/Ped Coordinator. Email Wencel at gwencel@spokanecity.org. There are two problems with this article. I am a pedestrian and I walk a lot in Spokane but just the same it is nowhere mentioned in the article that ped is pedestrian. Maybe …

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