WSDOT is updating the Washington Transportation Plan (WTP), the long-range statewide transportation plan. The update is being completed in two phases:
This phase is an update to WTP 2030 and provides policy guidance and recommendations for all transportation modes. It was developed and adopted by the Washington State Transportation Commission in January 2015 and delivered to the governor and legislature. Phase 1 contains 11 key findings and 151 recommended actions. Further information on Phase 1 can be found at www.wtp2035.com.
Phase 2 updates the 2007-2026 WTP to meet the federal and state requirements for the long-range statewide transportation plan. It will implement recommendations from Phase 1 for the development of the state's multimodal transportation system. That system includes public roads, ferries, public transportation, aviation, freight and passenger rail, ports, and bicycles and pedestrian facilities. Phase 2 will also implement the Governor's Executive Order 14-04: Washington Carbon Pollution Reduction and Clean Energy Action; which directs WSDOT to develop, adopt, and implement the multimodal, federally-compliant, long-range statewide transportation plan. Phase 2 will also encompass the six goals of Results WSDOT, the agency's strategic plan. It is scheduled to be completed by December 2017 and will be approved by the WSDOT Secretary.
Public participation is a cornerstone of the transportation planning process. More than seven thousand state residents completed a Voice of Washington State survey on transportation issues facing the state of Washington. Results of the survey will help guide development of the WTP and can be found at:
WTP2 VOWS Survey Results (pdf 1 mb).
For information on WTP Phase 2 - Implementation:
2007-2026 Washington Transportation Plan (pdf 7.6 mb)