Commission Board Room 1D2
310 Maple Park Avenue SE, Olympia, Washington
Please note: All listed times are estimates only and the Commission reserves the right to move agenda items as needed.
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Item 1: 9:00
- Approval of September 21, 2016 Meeting Summary – Action
- Commissioner Reports
- Commission Team Reports
- 2016 Commission Budget Report
- 2016 Annual Report
Item 2: 10:00
Federal Guidance on Autonomous Vehicles (pdf 391 kb)
Presenter: Paul Parker, Deputy Director, WSTC
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a guidance document in September on the design of automated vehicles. Staff will provide an overview of the federal guidance and subsequent developments by states and the auto industry.
Item 3: 10:30
Washington Transportation Plan Update
Presenters: Kerri Woehler, Director, Multi-Modal Planning, WSDOT
Richard Warren, Project Manager, Multi-Modal Planning, WSDOT
WSDOT is leading a collaborative effort to complete update of the statewide long-range transportation plan. This update will address the recommended focus areas, and engagement with the WTP Advisory Group and WSDOT modal and operational staff.
- WTP-Phase 2 Implementation (pdf 847 kb)
Item 4: 11:30
Naming I-5 “Boulevard of Remembrance” – Action
Presenters: Representative Dick Muri, Washington State House of Representatives
Representative Christine Kilduff, Washington State House of Representatives
Nearly 90 years ago, 500 oak trees were planted on Pacific Highway near Ft. Lewis to commemorate those who served in WW I. The Commission will take action on Resolution 730, designating the corridor the “Boulevard of Remembrance.”
Lunch Break 12:00
Item 5: 1:00
Park and Ride Access
Presenters: Amy Scarton, Assistant Secretary, Community & Economic Development, WSDOT
Alex Krieg, Senior Planner, Puget Sound Regional Council
Rachel Wilch, Transportation Planner, Sound Transit
Dan Rowe, Senior Transportation Planner, King County Metro
As congestion increases on roadways in the Central Puget Sound, access to transit also can be a challenge due to limited space at many Park -and-Ride lots. The challenges have been part of a regional discussion and new approaches to parking and transit access underway.
- WSDOT Park & Ride Access (pdf 351 kb)
- Transit Parking in the Puget Sound (pdf 1 mb)
- Sound Tranist Parking & System Access (pdf 377 kb)
- King County Metro Access to Transit (pdf 720 kb)
Item 6: 2:30
Department of Licensing Update
Presenter: Tony Sermonti, Government Relation Director, Department Licensing
- Washington’s New Driver Licensing Exam
- Business and Technology Modernization Project
The Department of Licensing has updated the driver licensing exam to reflect changes in technology and behavior, and also is updating its business systems. This briefing will focus on how these changes will impact traffic safety today and transportation funding options in the future.
- Driver Licensing Exam Update (pdf 208 kb)
- Washington Driver Vehicle System Project Update (pdf 409 kb)
Item 7: 3:15
Target Zero and the Pedestrian Safety Initiative (pdf 1 mb)
Presenter: Shelly Baldwin, Legislative and Media Relations Manager, Traffic Safety Commission
The latest update to the statewide traffic safety plan is complete. This briefing will address its new and ongoing focus on pedestrian safety.
Item 8: 4:15
Item 9: 4:30
WSDOT Memorial Foundation (pdf 842 kb)
Presenter: Greg Selstead, President, WSDOT Memorial Foundation
Worker safety is paramount at WSDOT, but when a serious injury or fatality occurs on the job, the WSDOT Memorial Foundation is ready to help.
Commissioner’s Dinner – Mercato Ristorante, Olympia: 5:30
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Item 10: 8:30
WSDOT Secretary’s Report (pdf 546 kb)
Presenter: Roger Millar, Secretary, WSDOT
Item 11: 9:00
FROG Reservation Survey Report
Presenter: Bill Young, Project Manager, Research Assurance
Support for the Washington State Ferries’ vehicle reservation system is growing, but attitudes toward it continue to vary by route. This briefing on the 2016 survey compares and contrasts views among the ridership.
- FROG Reservation Survey (pdf 1 mb)
Item 12: 10:30
Presenter: Ray Deardorf, Planning Manager, Community Services and Planning, Washington State Ferries, WSDOT
- ANEW Application for WSF In-Need Fare Program – Action (pdf 77 kb)
The Commission is asked to act upon a request for reduced ferry fares for participants in an apprenticeship program.
Item 13: 11:00
Presenter: Patty Rubstello, Assistant Secretary, Toll Division, WSDOT
- Customer Service Center Procurement Update (pdf 74 kb)
WSDOT is refining its process to select new vendors for managing the tolling customer services. This briefing will explain next steps and opportunities for input from the Commission.
Item 14: 11:15
(The Commission reserves the right to take action on any item during the Commission Meeting and may make adjustments to the order of the agenda items as well as the time of adjournment.)
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Title VI Notice to Public
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