Washington State Transportation Commission Meeting Agenda – July 26, 2017

Puget Sound Regional Council
101 Western Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA

Please note: All listed times are estimates only and the Commission reserves the right to move agenda items as needed.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Item 1: 8:00 am

Chairman Welcome and Introductions

Item 2: 8:05

Commission Business

  • Proposed 2018 and 2019 Meeting Locations

Item 3: 8:25

Road Usage Charge: Update on Pilot Planning

Presenter: Jeff Doyle, Partner, D’Artagnan Consulting

The Commission will receive an update on preparations for the Road Usage Charge Pilot project.

RUC Update (pdf 648 kb)

Item 4: 9:15

Challenge Seattle’s Annual Transportation Report

Presenter: Marty Loesch, Challenge Seattle

In 2016, Challenge Seattle initiated efforts to improve mobility and reduce congestion.  Its first annual report lays out a baseline for progress and provides an update on its work to reduce single occupancy driving and explore innovative solutions for transportation.

Break: 9:45

Final Public Hearing
2017 Ferry Fare Rate and Policy Changes – Action

Item 5: 10:00

Overview of Ferry Fare Proposal

Presenter: Ray Deardorf, Planning Director, Washington State Ferries, WSDOT

Summary of Comments (pdf 682 kb)

Item 6: 10:20

Public Comment

Item 7:

Vote on Ferry Fare Proposal – Action

Resume Regular Meeting

Item 8: 10:45

Seattle Multimodal Terminal At Colman Dock

Presenter: Genevieve Rucki, Design Engineering Manager, WSDOT

Over the next six years, Washington State Ferries will replace its aging and seismically vulnerable ferry terminal on the Seattle waterfront, which serves more than 9 million people a year.  This project briefing will highlight changes that include a new passenger-only ferry terminal, and how Colman Dock will remain open and operational during construction.

Multimodal Terminal (pdf 2 mb)

Item 9: 11:15

Ferry Riders Opinion Group Winter Survey Results

Presenter: Bill Young, Project Manager, Research Assurance

The commission will hear the results of the winter 2017 FROG survey conducted to assess the performance of Washington State Ferries and attitudes of winter ferry riders.

Winter Survey Results (pdf 709 kb)

Adjourn: 11:45


(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.)

All Transportation Commission and Committee meetings are open to the public.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations may request written materials in alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility accommodations, or other reasonable accommodations by contacting the event sponsor (Commission Office at (360) 705-7070). Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may contact the event sponsor through the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1.

Title VI Notice to Public

It is WSTC’s policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin or sex, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its federally funded programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint with WSDOT’s Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO). For additional information regarding Title VI complaint procedures and/or information regarding our non-discrimination obligations, please contact OEO’s Title VI Coordinator 360-705-7082.