September 2015 Regional Transportation Improvement Program Amendment

SCOG has received a request to amend the 2015-2020 Regional Transportation Improvement Program. The public is encouraged to review the proposed amendment and submit any written comments to Gabe Philips by noon on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Written comments will be included in the information packet distributed to Transportation Policy Board members prior to their September 16, 2015 meeting. The public will also have the opportunity to comment at the Transportation Policy Board meeting, but written comments are preferred.

This public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the TIP development process will satisfy the FTA’s Program of Projects requirements.


SCOG at Burlington Summer Nights to Hear from the Public

SCOG staff will be at Burlington Summer Nights this Friday, August 28th to get input from the public about the transportation network in Skagit County.  The event will be held behind the Burlington Chamber of Commerce building located at 520 East Fairhaven Avenue, Burlington, WA 98233.  A prioritization exercise will be available for participants to vote for how they would like to see funds spent on roadways, transit, bicycles and pedestrians.  There will also be a couple of maps showing existing and expected traffic congestion in the area.  The event goes from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Join us!


Surface Transportation Program Project Selection   Recently updated !

This project will install a signal at the intersection of SR 20 and Skagit Street in Burlington

This project will install a signal at the intersection of SR 20 and Skagit Street in Burlington

At its August 19, 2015 meeting, the SCOG Transportation Policy Board selected Burlington’s Skagit Street Signal project to receive Surface Transportation Program funding. This project will design a signal and related safety improvements at the intersection of SR 20 and Skagit Street in Burlington.

This project was selected because it addressed regional priorities and it can obligate federal funding in a relatively quick time frame.


Public Review of STP Project Submissions

On July 15, 2015, the Skagit Council of Governments (SCOG) Transportation Policy Board issued a call for projects for Surface Transportation Program (STP) funding. The projects submitted for consideration are:

The public is encouraged to review the proposed projects and provide comments to the SCOG Transportation Policy Board for consideration. Written comments are due to SCOG by noon on August 12, 2015 so they can be included in the Transportation Policy Board’s meeting packets. Verbal comments will be accepted at the August 19, 2015 Transportation Policy Board meeting, but written comments are preferred.

Submit written comments to:

Mark Hamilton
204 W Montgomery
Mount Vernon, WA 98274


August 2015 Regional Transportation Improvement Program Amendment

SCOG has received a request to amend the 2015-2020 Regional Transportation Improvement Program. The public is encouraged to review the proposed amendment and submit any written comments to Mark Hamilton by noon on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Written comments will be included in the information packet distributed to Transportation Policy Board members prior to their August 19, 2015 meeting. The public will also have the opportunity to comment at the Transportation Policy Board meeting, but written comments are preferred.

This public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the TIP development process will satisfy the FTA’s Program of Projects requirements.