October 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, October 14, 2015. Written comments will be included in the information packet distributed to Transportation Policy Board members prior to their October 21, 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.

 

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Draft 2016-2021 Regional Transportation Improvement Program

The Draft 2016-2021 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) is now available for public review. SCOG is required by federal and state regulations to develop an RTIP  which spans at least four years and is updated at least every two years. The RTIP is a compilation of projects from the various federal, state, and local funding programs for all transportation agencies in Skagit County. Projects included in the program will implement the long-range transportation and transit plans for the region, help meet the short-range needs of the area, and provide for the maintenance of the existing transportation system.2016-2021_RTIP-CoverImage_Page_01

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The primary purpose of the RTIP is to identify and document federally funded and/or regionally significant projects to be included in the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

SCOG invites the public to review the Draft 2016-2021 RTIP and provide written comments to the Transportation Policy Board by October 9th, 2015. Oral comments regarding the 2016-2021 RTIP will also be accepted at the October 21, 2015 Transportation Policy Board meeting, but written comments are preferred.

Submit written comments to:

Gabe Philips (click on link for email address)
204 W Montgomery
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Also, comments can also be submitted directly in the comment section of this blog post.

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.

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2015 Regional Forum

On Thursday, September 17th, the Skagit Council of Governments will hold the 2015 Regional Forum to discuss regional transportation and economic development planning with the public.  The event will be held at Skagit Station, 105 E. Kincaid St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273.  It begins at 6:00, but come anytime between 5:00 and 6:00 if you’d like to talk to SCOG staff about current projects that SCOG is working on.

2015 Regional Forum Flyer

Hope to see you there!