WSDOT seeks public input on Community Engagement Plan

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said on Friday that it is seeking public input on a plan to help boost accountability on decisions, increase understanding, and improve public access to information and decision making. The WSDOT Community Engagement Plan will be used as a guide on how the agency should deal with partners, stakeholders, Native American tribes, communities and the public in planning, project and service delivery, maintenance and operations. Read More »

Murray, SDOT propose new levy to fund Move Seattle effort

As part of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s Move Seattle vision, Murray and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Director Scott Kubly recently released a draft proposal for a new levy called the Transportation Levy to Move Seattle. Move Seattle is Murray’s 10-year transportation vision that integrates SDOT’s plans for transit, walking, biking and freight. Read More »

Washington state Senate OKs transportation bill

Washington state's Senate passed a transportation package on Monday that aims to address issues relating to traffic congestion. The $15 billion bill, co-sponsored by State Sen. Steve Litzow (R-Dist. 41), seeks to improve Interstates 405 and 90, and State Route 520, while also maintaining existing infrastructure statewide and addressing multi-model needs in King County. Read More »