Cleaner Air by Biking to Work
May is clean air month, so check out the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency to find information on things like air pollutants, burning, certain regulated businesses, and how they can affect current air quality. You can also find seasonal tips for spring and information about recreational fires.
Of course, one way to reduce air pollution is to take alternative transportation to work, which makes Bike to Work Week a good choice for next week. There are several events planned and you can register with Spokane County Commute Trip Reduction to win prizes if you participate.
The City's Official Home Page includes business, visitor, employment, and other city information. Check back each week for current news about the City of Spokane. It also includes the following:
The Spokane County web site offers a variety of information on county services, including:
Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington - this multi-level government organization serves older persons and individuals needing long term care in Eastern Washington. Includes a searchable resource directory
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency - the local agency which administers state, federal, and local laws and regulations regarding air pollution control in Spokane County. Check out current air quality and information on residential air quality requirements
Spokane County Conservation District - conservation districts are legal subdivisions of state government formed to provide a means for local people to solve local resource conservation problems
Spokane County Regional Transportation Council - a multi-level government agency that provides for long range transportation planning for the Spokane Region
Other Spokane County cities:
Governing Magazine - the magazine for state and local government officials
Municipal Research & Services Center - the best starting point for those interested in local government activity within Washington State. The site includes Washington State court decisions and regulations affecting cities, statistical information for all Washington cities and towns, a list of local government home pages in Washington State, a searchable directory of city officials, and links to associations for municipal governments and their employees
State and Local Government on the Net - a quick list of local government web sites