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. Read our Mission Statement.
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Learn about the Council's results-oriented goals and the agency's history, as well as Council by-laws and agreement.
The Council is made up of representatives from a variety of governmental jurisdictions.
Advisory Boards and Committees
TRPC is a regional roundtable where leaders, experts and the people of the region come together to shape our future. Find out about the Council, Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee.
Finances and Funding
Find out how TRPC is funded and how money is spent.
Find information regarding the agency’s inclusion efforts as well as the associated policies, State, and Federal laws that provide a basis for these activities.
Thurston Co. Bicycle Map
A resource for both commuters and recreational bicyclists to plan their trip. Includes bike lanes, wide shoulders, multi-use trails, local streets commonly used by bicyclists, facilities available and more.
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Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for the Thurston Region
Learn the risks posed by natural hazards and to identify actions that can create more disaster resilient communities in Thurston County.
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