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Public Transportation Planning

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Legislative direction for
Office of Transit Mobility

"Therefore, it is the intent of the legislature that the state department of transportation be a leader in public transportation. The department shall play a guiding role in coordinating decentralized public transportation services, increasing connectivity between them, advocating for public transportation as a means to increase corridor efficiency, and increasing the integration of public transportation and the highway system."


RCW 47.01.330 Findings -- Intent -- 2005 c 318
WSDOT supports public transportation-related planning at the statewide, regional, local and corridor levels. These efforts support integrated, multimodal transportation; healthy, sustainable communities and jobs and economic vitality.