The agenda for the May 1, 2014 Planners Meeting is now available
The agenda for the May TAC meeting is now available.
SCOG has just released its 2013 annual report! The report highlights SCOG’s accomplishments last year, includes budget information from the past few years, and describes upcoming work in 2014.
The electronic version of the report is accessible here. Hard copies of the report are available at SCOG offices located at 204 West Montgomery Street, Mount Vernon, 98273.
SCOG will be hosting an open house regarding the regional non-motorized plan from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on April 30, 2014. Input regarding existing conditions, proposed projects, and other non-motorized transportation issues is welcome.
According to the Bellingham Herald, Washington State Department of Transportation is optimistic that the North Cascades Highway will reopen in early May. At this point, snow removal crews on the east and west sides of the pass are separated by 9 miles of snow-covered highway.
The Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Policy Board selected projects to received Surface Transportation Program (STP) funding at yesterday’s meeting. The projects were selected using a competitive process and had to be able to obligate funding by July 31st, 2014 to ensure the RTPO meets its annual obligation target. The selected projects were:
- Skagit Transit – Passenger Information System – $56,000
- Burlington – Fairhaven Intersection Reconstruction – $86,500
- Sedro-Woolley – Jameson Arterial Extension – $225,000
- Concrete – Secondary Access Road – $80,000
- Skagit County – Josh Wilson Road – $285,450
SCOG anticipates making another call for STP projects this summer to include in the 2015-2018 Regional Transportation Improvement Program, which will be adopted in October.
The agenda for the April 16, 2014 MPO/RTPO Policy Board meeting is now available.
The meeting will be held at the Burlington City Council Chambers, 833 South Spruce Street, Burlington, WA 98233