Highway safety efforts and ultra-high-speed rail on the agenda for Transportation Commission’s meeting

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Virtual meeting takes place May 15-16 OLYMPIA – Improving roadway safety, tolling efforts on multiple Puget Sound highways and an update on ultra-high-speed rail planning are among the items to be discussed during the Washington […]

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Transportation Commission seeks input on the plan for Washington’s transportation future

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Paula Reeves, WSTC Senior Policy Analyst, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Regional meetings will take place across the state in April and May OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission is updating the state’s 20-year plan for transportation and will begin its first round of […]

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Transportation Commission meeting in Edmonds on local and regional transportation issues

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Hybrid in-person/virtual meeting takes place April 16-17 EDMONDS – The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet in Edmonds to learn more about regional and local transportation issues and challenges on Tuesday, April 16, and Wednesday, […]

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Interstate 5 bridge bi-state tolling subcommittee to meet March 15

NEWS – Joint Release Washington State Transportation Commission Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA – 98504-7308 360-705-7070 Oregon Transportation Commission Transportation Commission Office – 355 Capitol St. NE – Salem, OR 97301-3871 503-986-3450 Contacts: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 Kevin Glenn, ODOT Communications Director, 503-910-5965   Public invited to attend […]

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Transportation Commission to discuss SR 520 bridge toll rates, tech advancements in transportation

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Virtual meeting takes place March 13-14 OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission will take the first step in considering a toll rate adjustment on the State Route 520 bridge at its virtual meeting on […]

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Transportation commissions form bi-state tolling subcommittee to guide tolling on Interstate 5 bridge

NEWS – Joint Release Washington State Transportation Commission Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA – 98504-7308 360-705-7070 Oregon Transportation Commission Transportation Commission Office – 355 Capitol St. NE – Salem, OR 97301-3871 503-986-3450 Contacts: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 Kevin Glenn, ODOT Communications Director, 503-910-5965   First meeting of Oregon, […]

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Transportation Commission meeting to focus on electrification of transportation system

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Virtual meeting takes place Feb. 14-15 OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission will hear about a wide range of developments in transportation electrification at its Feb. 14-15 virtual meeting, including a presentation on a […]

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Final hearing on I-405/SR 167 tolling changes Jan. 29

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   The public can offer testimony by attending virtually OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission will hold a virtual public hearing on Monday, Jan. 29, on its proposal to adjust the minimum and maximum toll […]

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Transportation Commission to discuss microtransit, smart transportation and emission reduction efforts

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia) Virtual meeting takes place Jan. 17-18 OLYMPIA – Solutions for expanding microtransit, research into advancing intelligent transportation systems and a conversation on the concept of Vehicle Miles Traveled policies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are among […]

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Transportation Commission issues proposal for toll rate changes on I-405/SR 167 corridor

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   The public can comment on proposed toll rates through late January. OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission has released a proposal to adjust toll rates on the I-405 express toll lanes and the State […]

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Transportation Commission to select I-405 toll proposal and discuss transportation safety and equity

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Virtual meeting takes place Dec. 12-13 in Olympia OLYMPIA – A toll-rate proposal for the Interstate 405/State Route 167 corridor for early 2024 will be selected during the Washington State Transportation Commission’s Dec. 12-13 virtual […]

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Transportation Commission to discuss possible I-405/SR 167 toll-rate adjustments

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Virtual public input will be accepted during a Nov. 13 special meeting OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission will discuss possible toll-rate adjustments for the Interstate 405 express toll lanes and State Route 167 […]

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Transportation Commission to meet in Pasco on transportation and the local economy

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Hybrid in-person/virtual meeting takes place Nov. 14-15 PASCO – The Washington State Transportation Commission is holding one of its four local meetings this year in Pasco on Nov. 14-15. The meeting will focus on local […]

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Transportation Commission to discuss highway system’s future, from maintenance to electrification

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Hybrid in-person/virtual meeting takes place Oct. 17-18 in Olympia OLYMPIA – The Oct. 17 and 18 meeting of the Washington State Transportation Commission in Olympia will include several presentations on the future of the state’s […]

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Transportation Commission to visit Vancouver to hear about transportation issues in growing region

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Hybrid in-person/virtual meeting takes place Sept. 14 VANCOUVER – The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet in Vancouver on Thursday, Sept. 14, to hear from city leaders, port officials and those involved in economic development […]

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Transportation Commission joins West Coast counterparts to discuss the future of transportation

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Tri-State Commission meeting takes place in Eugene, Oregon, Sept. 12-13 EUGENE, ORE. – The impact of new technology and vehicle electrification on West Coast transportation infrastructure along with state and federal funding updates will be […]

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State Transportation Commission adopts new ferry fares for the next two years

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   Changes go into effect on Oct. 1 SEATTLE – The Washington State Transportation Commission approved adjustments to ferry fares beginning this fall at its Thursday, Aug. 10 hearing. The changes in fares were made to […]

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State Transportation Commission to hold public hearing on ferry fare increase on Aug. 10

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC Executive Director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)   The public can offer testimony by attending in person or virtually SEATTLE – The Washington State Transportation Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Aug. 10, on its proposal to raise ferry fares for […]

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