Statewide plans

Our plans guide decisions, like how much to invest. Some plans focus on one mode of transportation, while others are multimodal, addressing the many ways people travel.

Active transportation describes human scaled and often person-powered ways of getting around, such as walking, bicycling or rolling a wheelchair. The Active Transportation Plan provides a foundation for policies, procedures, investments, and improvements to the Washington state active transportation system.

Learn about our community engagement plan, which includes our policy for engagement, shares guidance for practitioners, and lets community members know what to expect.

Explore cooperative automated transportation (CAT), including autonomous and connected vehicles, and learn how it could improve safety and enhance livability for all residents.

Several plans guide our development of a freight transportation system that supports the economic vitality of Washington state. Explore information on freight plans, rail plan, truck parking, and the PCC short line railroad.

Learn about our blueprint for preserving, maintaining, improving and operating interstates, U.S. routes and state routes in Washington.

Read the latest passenger rail plans, view Amtrak Cascades performance reports, and learn about our projects and studies.

See the details of our 2023 updated Project Delivery Plan and how it shapes transportation across the state.

WSDOT creates several public transportation plans that identify areas for improvement in the public transportation system. We support local and regional partners in their planning efforts.

The Safety Rest Area Strategic Plan provides an exciting look at how safety rest areas operate in Washington and how they support the highway system and today’s travelers.

Learn how we tell the story of planning for and spending federal transportation dollars.

Target Zero is a plan with the goal to reduce the number of traffic deaths and serious injuries on Washington's roadways to zero by the year 2030. It also serves as the state's Strategic Highway Safety Plan.

Explore our Transportation Carbon Reduction Strategy, a plan that focuses on ways to reduce transportation greenhouse gas emissions. 

Explore the Washington State Plan for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment.

The Washington Transportation Plan (WTP) is the state's long-range transportation plan, based on the Legislature's six policy goals. This 20-year vision for improving the state's transportation network is completed in two parts: policy and implementation.

166,800 electric vehicle

registrations in Washington in 2023, up from 114,600 in 2022.

87 wetland compensation sites

actively monitored on 918 acres in 2023.

25,000 safe animal crossings

in the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area since 2014.