Notice of Public Comment Period for Federal Transportation Funding for Projects in the Thurston County Region


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) invites all community members and stakeholders to review and submit comments on 28 project proposals for TRPC’s regional federal transportation grant program. TRPC will award $6.63 million in Surface Transportation Program funds, $1.2 million in Transportation Alternatives Program funds, and $1 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program funds to eligible priority projects.

This public review also supports an amendment to the 2017-2020 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP). TRPC will conduct its final review and selection of projects on Friday, December 2. All projects selected for funding will be included in an amendment package for the RTIP in January, 2017.

The project proposals may be viewed online at

The deadline for comments is Friday, November 4, at 5:00 p.m. PST. Be sure to include the project identification number or title with your comment, as well as your own name and address.

Comments should be emailed to or mailed to:

Thurston Regional Planning Council, Suite A
2424 Heritage Court SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Those who need special accommodation to participate in this process should call 360.956.7575 and ask for the ADA Coordinator.  Citizens with hearing impairment should call the state’s toll-free relay service, 711, and ask the operator to dial 360.956.7575.

Paul Brewster, Senior Planner