Architecture Scope

The Spokane Region ITS Architecture covers the Spokane metropolitan area of Eastern Washington, including incorporated cities and unincorporated Spokane County. Spokane County is the planning area for the Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC), the federally-designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the state designated Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) for this region. Adjacent portions of northern Idaho (ITD Districts 1 and 2, particularly urbanized Kootenai County and the I-90 corridor) and WSDOT Eastern Region (Counties of Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman and portions of Franklin County) are also included to ensure continuity with adjacent rural areas and travel corridors.

Description

This database and website contains the Regional Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Architecture for the Spokane region.  

This Architecture is maintained by the Spokane Regional Transportation Management Center. SRTMC is a multi-jurisdictional control facility to enhance and support advanced transportation management capabilities. The SRTMC is controlled and funded by the Cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley, Spokane Transit Authority, Spokane County, Washington State Department of Transportation, and the Spokane Regional Transportation Council.  

The ITS Architecture was developed on behalf of the SRTMC by IBI Group, under contract to DKS Associates.

Time Frame

2013-2023 (ten-year planning horizon)

Geographic Scope

The Spokane Region ITS Architecture covers the Spokane metropolitan area of Eastern Washington, including incorporated cities and unincorporated Spokane County.  

Spokane County is the planning area for the Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC), the federally-designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the state designated Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) for this region. 

Adjacent portions of northern Idaho (ITD Districts 1 and 2, particularly urbanized Kootenai County and the I-90 corridor) and WSDOT Eastern Region (Counties of Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman and portions of Franklin County) are also included to ensure continuity with adjacent rural areas and travel corridors.

Service Scope

The Spokane Region ITS Architecture has been developed to maintain consistency with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Statewide ITS Architecture (2006) as well as the Idaho Statewide ITS Architecture (Idaho Transportation Department, 2011 update). 

Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) functionality, including the Commercial Vehicle Information Systems Network (CVISN), has been excluded from this regional ITS architecture. These functions are addressed through the statewide planning of WSDOT Commercial Vehicle Services.

Related Architectures

Related ArchitectureDescription
ITD Statewide ITS ArchitectureStatewide level architecture for the state of Idaho, maintained by the Idaho Transportation Department
Washington Statewide ITS ArchitectureRegional ITS Architecture for the State of Washington from the perspective of the State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)