Getting Ready for the Future, Working Together,
Regional Strategy and Investments, Informed by Data and Collaboration.
- FY 2015 UPWP Draft Available for Review
- RTC is looking ahead to Fiscal Year 2015 which begins July 1, 2014, and goes through June 30, 2015. As such, a proposed draft transportation planning work program for FY 2015 is now available for public review. The UPWP is integral to the coordinated transportation planning process required by federal and state government. The RTC Board reviewed the draft document at its March 4 meeting and a final draft will be brought back to seek Board adoption at the Board’s May 6 meeting.
- Director’s Message – January 2014
- RTC turns a new corner, with the introduction of a major overhaul of the agency’s website, establishing a new storefront for our members and the community. In partnership with our members, the RTC’s major project focus in 2014 is a periodic review and update to the RTP, which represents a synthesis of the region’s long term transportation strategy. Working with our members and affiliated organizations on research, planning, and prioritizing transportation investment strategies, the RTC and partners can continue to advance our region towards a more prosperous future… (complete message)
- Board Endorses CCTA 2014 Legislative Policy Statement
- At their February 4th meeting, the RTC Board of Directors unanimously approved the Clark County Transportation Alliance: 2013-2014 Washington State Legislative Policy Statement, which is a Call to Action for the Legislature to advance a new transportation revenue package and to advocate for specific projects that benefit the region’s transportation network of highways, streets, transit services and Ports. Members agencies and the RTC participated in a legislative day in Olympia on Febraury 10th and met several legislators from SW Washington to share information and advocate for the projects and principles proposed by the CCTA Policy Statement. The CCTA is an alliance of public and private organizations which was formed as a transportation subcommittee of the volunteer Clark County Governmental Affairs Roundtable.
- Old Website Content Still Available
- We’ve completely redesigned our nearly 20-year old website, in order to work better with the myriad devices in use these days. The old site will remain available at http://old.rtc.wa.gov during the transition, in case we missed moving any content over to the new site. Please let us know if you find missing or broken content, so we can get that all patched up here on the new site!
- Public Participation Plan Updated
- RTC’s Public Participation Plan was Board adopted on January 7. Public participation is an important part of the regional transportation decision-making process. This plan documents our commitment toward providing opportunity for public participation and sets in place Board policy to allow for public comment and input in the transportation planning process.
- WSTC Accepting Grant Applications
- The Washington State Traffic Safety Commission (WSTC) is now accepting annual grant applications for projects that address one or more of the top priorities identified in Target Zero: Washington State’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan. Grant requests are due by February 21.
- Pedestrian & Bicycle Program and Safe Routes Call for Projects
- The “call for projects” for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Pedestrian and Bicycle Program and Safe Routes to School Program are now open. Applications are due for the Pedestrian and Bicycle Program on May 11. Applications are due for the Safe Routes to School Program on May 5. All materials for the “call for projects” are posted on the WSDOT websites Pedestrian and Bicycle Program or Safe Routes to School Program.