Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 – 360-705-7070
Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC executive director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)
Transportation Commission launches online input forum
OLYMPIA – People who travel on the state’s tolled facilities have an opportunity to comment on proposed toll rate changes. The Transportation Commission has launched its public comment process as it prepares to increase toll rates on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, State Route 99 tunnel, and SR 520 bridge. The commission is considering different toll rate increase options for each facility and is looking to the public to provide input.
The commission is gathering public input virtually, via an online forum where people can learn more about the toll rate increase options under consideration, vote on the options, and provide comments. The online input forum can be found at: 2021 Toll Rate Change Options – Tell us what you think! (participate.online)
The online forum will be open through Wednesday, July 14. The commission will take into consideration the comments and voting results at its Tuesday, July 20, meeting and then select its official toll rate proposals for each of the three tolled facilities. The selected proposals will be posted on the commission’s website following the July 20 meeting and the public can offer further comment on those proposals through mid-August.
For more information about the commission and the toll setting process please visit: www.wstc.wa.gov/
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 the Commission Office at 360-705-7070 or Transc@wstc.wa.gov. 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 the Washington State Transportation Commission’s (WSTC) 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 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 360-705-7090.