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 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    July 15, 2011

Washington State Transportation Commission - NEWS

The Washington State Transportation Commission released its proposal making changes to current ferry fares. The proposal is the first step towards meeting an overall revenue target of $310 million that must be raised by ferry fares between July 1,...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    July 12, 2011

State Transportation Commission to discuss current and future tolling projects, and transportation funding needs and options next week

OLYMPIA – Current and future tolling projects, transportation funding, and research on trade and economic development are some of the topics before the Washington State Transportation Commission at its meeting next week. The meeting will take p...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director,    News    May 3, 2011

Anne Haley appointed to the Washington State Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA – Governor Chris Gregoire has appointed Anne Haley to the Washington State Transportation Commission. Her appointment is effective immediately. A native of Tacoma, former resident of Yakima and current resident of Walla Walla, Haley...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    March 16, 2011

Transportation Commission to Review Tolling and Ferries Operations

OLYMPIA– The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet next Tuesday and Wednesday in Olympia. At the two-day meeting, the commission will receive updates on tolling for the SR 520 Bridge and the I-5 Columbia River Crossing, as well...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    February 10, 2011

Washington State Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA– Next week in Olympia, the Washington State Transportation Commission will receive the final report from the 2010 Ferry Rider Opinion Survey. The commission also will hold a tolling work session and receive updates on the SR 99 and Colu...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    February 8, 2011

New Member Appointed to Washington State Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed Tom Cowan to the Washington State Transportation Commission. His appointment is effective immediately. Cowan has more than 27 years of public policy experience, beginning with his election as a San...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    January 13, 2011

Washington State Transportation Commission - NEWS

OLYMPIA– The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet next Tuesday and Wednesday in Olympia. At the two-day meeting, the commission will review and approve two reports requested by the legislature – one related to...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    January 12, 2011

Comment on Tacoma Narrows Bridge photo toll rate proposal

OLYMPIA–The State Transportation Commission recently released its proposal to establish photo tolling on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and is holding public meetings to gather input on the proposal. The commission is proposing a $5.50 toll for...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    December 29, 2010

Washington State Transportation Commission - NEWS

OLYMPIA– The State Transportation Commission released its proposed toll rates for the SR 520 Bridge in late November and is holding its final public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 in Seattle. The state intends to begin collecting tolls on...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Executive Director    News    December 16, 2010

Washington State Transportation Commission - NEWS

OLYMPIA—Calling this the beginning of a new era that is bringing new challenges and requiring decisive action, the Washington State Transportation Commission has approved a 20-year transportation plan. Although the plan recognizes that the...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Director    News    December 8, 2010

Transportation Commission to approve 20-year Statewide Transportation Plan and consider photo tolls for Tacoma Narrows Bridge

OLYMPIA– The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet next Tuesday and Wednesday in Olympia. At the two-day meeting, the commission will review the Final Draft Washington Transportation Plan 2030 (WTP 2030) and approve its transmitt...

 
 By Reema Griffith, Transportation Commission Executive Directo    News    November 10, 2010

Transportation Commission making final choices on 20-year Statewide Transportation Plan

SEATTLE: The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet Nov. 17 in Seattle as it works to finalize the update to the Washington State Transportation Plan (WTP 2030). The discussion will center around policy and revenue recommendations to...