news release2021-08-19T12:05:23-07:00


City of Spokane Scraps Paper Records with Rubicon

The Challenge: Shedding manual processes and paper records for solid waste collection The Solid Waste Collections team in Spokane is responsible for yard waste, recycling and standard waste collection and disposal for its 88,000 citizens. The department runs more than 100 heavy-duty vehicles and employs more than 150 people. Until [...]

February 18, 2021|

Spokane regional transportation council awarded $2.5 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

In partnership with The City of Spokane, Spokane City Council and regional municipalities (Spokane Valley, Cheney, Airway Heights, Liberty Lake), Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC) was awarded $2.5 million dollars from the Washington State Department of Commerce for the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructures throughout the Greater Spokane Region. [...]

December 18, 2020|

WSU Seeks Volunteers for App Asthma Study

Urbanova and WSU are seeking young adults with asthma to participate in a trial of a new phone application known as U TRACK during wildfire season. Learn more from this Spokane Public Radio story and Fox 28 News story.

August 18, 2020|

Could George Floyd’s death while restrained by white police spark a new civil rights era in Cleveland and other U.S. cities?

Well, that was quick. By Wednesday morning, just a few days after a demonstration Saturday over the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police suddenly turned violent, downtown looked eerily neat and quiet. Shattered glass had been swept up. Graffiti had been scrubbed off the bronze statue of early 20th century [...]

June 20, 2020|