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, April 17. The meeting is the first of four local meetings the commission will hold across the state in 2024 as it gathers insights into issues that affect cities, counties and local transportation agencies.

The meeting will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. The meeting will be held in person at the Brackett Conference Room in Edmonds City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N., and the public is invited to attend.

The meeting will also be streamed live on TVW. Those wishing to attend virtually may register for the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions on the commission’s website. Virtual and in-person public comment are scheduled for 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17. Written comments can be submitted via email to

Highlights of the topics to be covered at the meeting are:

  • The future of transit: On Tuesday, speakers will give an update on capital projects underway in the region, including new light rail and bus rapid transit connections, by Sound Transit and Community Transit.
  • Local and regional transportation projects: City, county and regional leaders will share details on completed projects as well as how transportation needs are evolving with growth.
  • Airport growth: On Wednesday, representatives from Paine Field will talk about the airport’s master plan and its sustainable aviation fuel project.
  • Transportation and the economy: Port, city and economic development officials will discuss the role transportation plays in supporting businesses in the region.
  • Tribal perspective: The Tulalip Tribe will share its transportation initiatives.

The information gathered during local meetings held across the state helps commissioners develop policy recommendations to the Legislature and the governor.

For more information about the commission and a complete meeting agenda, visit the commission’s website:


Americans with Disabilities Act Information: Individuals requesting reasonable accommodations may request written materials in alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility accommodations, or other reasonable accommodations by contacting the Commission Office at 360-705-7070 or by emailing Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may make a request
by calling the Washington State Relay at 711.

Title VI Notice to Public
It is the Washington State Transportation Commission’s policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, 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 or her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint with WSDOT’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights (OECR). For additional information regarding Title VI complaint procedures and/or information regarding our non-discrimination obligations, please contact OECR’s Title VI Coordinator at (360) 705-7090.