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Spokane Transit Begins Inclement Weather Service

SPOKANE, Wash. - Due to the recent heavy snow and cold temperatures, Spokane Transit has made some minor service changes to cope with the weather and the current traffic difficulties. As of January 29, 2008, Spokane Transit is operating under these conditions until further notice. Any other changes in STA service will be made available on STA's website.

Some changes that may occur:

  • Some stops on hilly terrain may not be accessible
  • Some routes may experience temporary adjustments due to traffic and road closures
  • STA will attempt to stay on schedule and will add buses to routes as resources allow, but delays of 20 to 30 minutes can become common if traffic and road conditions become severe
  • When EWU cancels classes, STA adopts the same level of service on Route #66 that is provided on non-school days and summer (see Route #66 schedule for times)
  • Paratransit service will run during inclement weather, but STA encourages riders who change their plans to cancel their trips as soon as possible to make resources available to those who need rides

If weather conditions continue to deteriorate, STA may be forced to implement additional measures.

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