As a regional council of governments in Thurston County, Washington, TRPC helps make the region an extraordinary place to live, work and play. TRPC fosters the region’s livability through collaborative, informed planning. It carries out regionally focused plans and studies on topics such as transportation, growth management, and environmental quality. Decision-makers from 21 jurisdictions and organizations in Thurston County make up the Council, which meets monthly to address challenges related to the region’s growth.
TRPC also provides information regarding the region and its emerging planning issues. Regional statistics, trends, analyses, and maps provide a basis for planning and decision-making on both the regional and local levels. A variety of Council-sponsored community forums relating to regional planning help to educate and promote public participation and dialogue.
TRPC’s mission statement is developed by the Council.
The Council is the executive board for the Thurston Regional Planning Council.
Includes the Transportation Policy Board, Technical Advisory Committee, and Council Subcommittees such as the Urban Growth Management Subcommittee.
Includes background information on the various sources of funding for TRPC's activities.
TRPC provides planning services on a contracted basis for some of its members. We also develop and maintain transportation modeling and GIS mapping capabilities.
Includes a brief history of the organization and major work programs.
Includes a list of TRPC Planning Awards.
Find funding opportunities posted to assist our members who are looking for resources to support their work. We continue to compile and post new information as it becomes available.
Information related to TRPC's role in coordinating and funding the region's transportation planning activities. Describes our role as a Metropolitan Planning Organization as well as a Regional Transportation Planning Organization.
Thurston Regional Planning Council is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion.
The Council recognizes the value of diversity as it relates to the agency's work in the Thurston Region.
TRPC Staff directory