Transportation Improvement Plan

State law (Revised Code of Washington [RCW] 35.77.010) requires the City to prepare and adopt a comprehensive transportation program for the ensuing six calendar years, after one or more public hearings. After it is adopted by the City Council, the City must its six-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) with the Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation. A TIP must be consistent with the transportation element of the City's Comprehensive Plan.

A TIP must include:

  • Proposed road construction work
  • Proposed bridge construction work
  • Proposed construction of other transportation facilities and programs
  • Proposed construction of new or enhanced bicycle facilities
  • Proposed construction of new or enhanced pedestrian facilities (RCW 36.70A.070[6])
  • Proposed construction of new or enhanced non-motorized transit facilities
  • Information as to how the City will act to preserve railroad right-of-way in the event a railroad ceases to operate in its jurisdiction.
  • Information on projects and programs of regional significance

View the Current Transportation Improvement Plan (PDF) | View Plans from Past Years