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On September 29, PSRC was joined by 150 participants for its 2023 Transit-Oriented Development event. This year’s event focused on the recovery of downtowns and communities from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effort to reimagine and revitalize downtowns and other…
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On September 19, 2023, PSRC and the Department of Commerce held their fourteenth Passport to 2044 seminar focusing on stormwater planning and other strategies to support the recovery of the Puget Sound. The Passport to 2044 series provides support in comprehensive planning that…
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The Growth Management Policy Board is meeting on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. On the agenda: Recap of the Transit Oriented Development Event: From Pandemic to Prosperity- Downtowns Reimagined. Review of the Summer Planning Academy. Update on PSRC’s 2024…
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The central Puget Sound region might have a transit issue. In this Puget Sound Trend, staff examined the transportation habits of Hispanic and Latinx individuals in the region. Hispanic or Latinx individuals make up 8% of commuters who use transit in the central Puget Sound…
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The call for projects for PSRC’s new Equity Pilot Program has been released. The Equity Advisory Committee led the work to develop the pilot program which will award up to $6 million in funding to projects that can identify and evaluate improvements for addressing equity in the…
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The Executive Board is meeting Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. On the agenda: Washington State Ferries will discuss the issues the ferry system is currently having. A preview of the draft scope of work for the Regional Safety Plan. Recommendations to the 2024…
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Congratulations to Tacoma and Sound Transit on the opening of the new Hilltop Tacoma Link! The extension brings 2.4 miles of new service to Tacoma, doubling the length of the T Line with seven new stations. New stops include St. Joseph, Hilltop District, 6th Avenue, Tacoma…
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Kitsap Mental Health Services has won a VISION 2050 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for Pendleton Place. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows. Pendleton Place provides 72 housing units for…
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During the pandemic (2020-2021), over 130,000 jobs, or more than 6.1% of total employment, in the Puget Sound region were lost, erasing roughly three years’ of growth the region had experienced. Luckily, with the COVID-19 vaccines and lifting of pandemic restrictions, employment…
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Contact: Sarah Gutschow, SGutschow@psrc.org PSRC Seeking Comment on Transportation Projects Recommended for Funding SEATTLE -- The project lists for two of PSRC’s funding programs have been released for public comment from September 14 to October 19, 2023. Twenty projects have…