As a regional council of governments in Thurston County, Washington, Thurston Regional Planning Council helps make the region an extraordinary place to live, work and play. Thurston Regional Planning Council (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 and education 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.
Find information about TRPC's goals and priorities, legislative initiatives, non-discrimination policies and public engagement objectives. Also includes a list of participating agencies and links to their websites.
Information related to TRPC's role in coordinating and funding the region's transportation planning activities. Describes our role as Metropolitan Planning Organization as well as Regional Transportation Planning Organization.