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STA Swoop Loop comes to Cheney

STA Swoop Loop comes to Cheney

May 31, 2019

Spokane Transit Authority has added a new bus route to Cheney called Swoop Loop. The Cheney-only bus route starts and ends at the PUB. STA began off...

EWU partners with STA to promote childhood literacy programs

EWU partners with STA to promote childhood literacy programs

November 7, 2018

In an effort to promote literacy among children from low-income families, a team of EWU faculty members and students created ELLO, which stands for “Every...

STA tax ballot can improve bus routes

STA tax ballot can improve bus routes

April 10, 2015

Spokane Transit Authority is looking to make changes to their bus system through Proposition No. 1 on the April 28 ballot. According to the ballot,...

My lovely experiences with Spokane Transit Authority

By Jasmine Ari Kemp, News Editor

January 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I’ve ridden public transport all my life. 23 years. Some of the STA bus drivers knew me when I was just a wee little tot. While they watched me grow, I’ve watched STA grow, then shrink, then grow again. I’ve seen my share of amazing things. Over all the potholes and through all the puddles, there are a few stories that I’ll never forget. On a rather normal...

Spokane Transit Authority sports the electric ride

Spokane Transit Authority sports the electric ride

April 9, 2014

If riding the bus makes some people uncomfortable, they could potentially sit a little easier in a new environmentally-friendly all-electric bus from Spo...

STA provides convenience

STA provides convenience

October 17, 2013

Students at Eastern Washington University get the unique opportunity to ride the Spokane Transit Authority buses for a reduced fee. While some may turn...

STA increases morning buses to EWU campus

STA increases morning buses to EWU campus

February 7, 2013

By Libby Campbell, senior reporter To help offset increased ridership from Spokane to EWU, Spokane Transit Authority has added four new buses to its morning commute li...

Benedict Arnold bus breaks down and betrays riders

Benedict Arnold bus breaks down and betrays riders

January 29, 2013

On Jan. 14 the worst possible thing that could happen to a student forced to commute on the bus happened. The bus broke down, and that’s why I am ...

STA reports low Jefferson lot crime statistics

STA reports low Jefferson lot crime statistics

December 5, 2012

By Sasha Kline There have been 21 crimes committed this year in the Jefferson park and ride lot, which is used heavily by students who park their vehicles...

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