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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...

Electric buses could arrive in Spokane

Electric buses could arrive in Spokane

January 16, 2019

From fuel to volts, the backbone of Spokane's transit system could soon be electric. The Spokane Transit Authority has set its sights on bringing the...

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...

New STA transit center offers Cheney new bus routes

New STA transit center offers Cheney new bus routes

September 28, 2018

The Spokane Transit Authority opened the West Plains Transit Center last week. Located at Exit 272 off I-90, the center, which doubles as a park-and-rid...

VCD seniors’ design chosen for STA

VCD seniors’ design chosen for STA

January 31, 2016

A group of EWU students had their senior capstone project for Visual Communication Design (VCD) from the 2015 Spring Quarter chosen as the new courtesy...

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,...

STA bus from Eastern to Riverpoint a “complicated” situation

STA bus from Eastern to Riverpoint a “complicated” situation

January 22, 2015

The Spokane Transit Authority has recently been working with representatives of Eastern to establish a more direct bus route from the Cheney campus to...

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...

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...

Students weigh in on transportation

Students weigh in on transportation

March 8, 2013

By Paul Sell, Staff Reporter, [email protected] For EWU students that live in Spokane, the winter quarter began with a perilous journey to campus.Some were forced to brave the weather and dri...

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...

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