Planning guidance

Learn about community planning, local planning and tribal planning. Get planning study guidance.

Find state transportation data for local and regional planners, decision-makers, and the public to better understand the state's transportation system.

Corridor sketch summaries describe the functionality and features of our state highways. Each summary has information that guides highway improvements.

View a list of transportation planning-related resources for updating local government comprehensive plans.

Find information and examples of how and why we measure ease of use of the state's transportation network.

Find the guidance and tools to conduct and document a planning study.

Find information about transportation demand management, and learn about how to incorporate TDM into your projects and programs.

We coordinate with our state's Tribal transportation planning organization, 12 metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and 17 regional transportation planning organizations (RTPOs) on Tribal and regional transportation plans. This page identifies these partner agencies and contacts. It also describes administrative and technical assistance, coordination support activities, pass-through services, and other ways we are active in the regional transportation planning process.

14 fish passage projects were completed in 2020

improving access to 54.2 miles of upstream habitat.

11,959 incidents responded to

by WSDOT’s incident Response teams during second quarter of 2021, 15% more than same quarter in 2020.

41 Pre-existing Funds Projects Advertised

during the eighth quarter of the 2019-2021 biennium.