Transportation Commission to Approve Final Report from 2010 Ferry Rider Opinion Survey and Hear Updates on Transportation Mega Projects
Transportation Commission Office - PO Box 47308 - Olympia, WA 98504-7308
Date: February 10, 2011
Contact: Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director, 360-705-7070
OLYMPIA– The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet next Tuesday and Wednesday in Olympia. At the two-day meeting, the Commission will receive the Final Report from the 2010 Ferry Rider Opinion Survey. The Commission also will be holding a tolling work session and receive updates on the SR 99 and Columbia River Crossing projects.
The meeting will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 15 and 16, at the Transportation Building on the Capital Campus, 310 Maple Park Ave. SE in Olympia at 9 a.m. each day.
Beginning at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, the Commission will finalize its work on the 2010 Ferry Rider Opinion Survey. Over 8000 ferry riders from all twelve Washington State Ferry routes participated in the latest survey round to help the state better identify needs and priorities of ferry riders. The Survey will be presented to the Legislature next week after final Commission action.
On Wednesday, from 9:00 until 12:00 noon, the Commission will review the status of tolling proposals and projects. Wednesday afternoon the Commission will receive updates on the SR 99 tunnel project and Columbia River Crossing project, and hear an alternative proposal for tolling on I-405.
Other items on the Commission agenda include the WSDOT 2010 Congestion Report and the role of iron workers in building and maintaining bridges across the state.
For information on the Transportation Commission and a full Agenda, visit the website at www.wstc.wa.gov.