Advisory Committees

This committee coordinates with and advises PSRC staff, policy boards, and other advisory committees on a variety of bicycle and pedestrian-related planning issues. Representatives from member jurisdictions, bicycle and pedestrian interest groups, and community members are welcome to attend.

This group is a subcommittee of the Regional Technical Forum that addresses current travel forecasting projects. The MUG meets three times a year.

The Regional FTA Caucus is a subcommittee to the Transportation Operators Committee (TOC) that recommends a program of Federal Transit Administration formula program funds for transit projects within the Seattle-Tacoma-Everett urbanized area.

The Regional Project Evaluation Committee (RPEC) is composed of staff from PSRC’s member organizations, representing city and county departments of transportation, ports, transit agencies, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, the Washington State Department of Transportation and tribes.  The Committee’s primary role is to make recommendations to the Transportation Policy Board regarding the distribution and monitoring of PSRC’s federal funds.  The Committee also serves an important role in providing input on other PSRC activities and products, such as the long-range metropolitan transportation plan.

The Regional Staff Committee discusses key issues and may make recommendations to the policy boards, Operations Committee, and Executive Board. Members include high-level staff from member jurisdictions and transit agencies, in approximate proportion to representation on the Transportation Policy Board and Growth Management Policy Board.

The Regional Traffic Operations Committee (RTOC) promotes a collaborative and coordinated approach to regional traffic operations investments and practices in the central Puget Sound region with an emphasis on Intelligent Transportation Systems, signal enhancement and coordination, and active traffic management. 

This committee works to advance the Growing Transit Communities Strategy through ongoing guidance to PSRC and other agencies on efforts to promote thriving and equitable transit communities. The committee advises the Growth Management Policy Board and meets quarterly.

This committee advises the Transportation Operators Committee on special needs transportation and transit, including updates to the region’s Coordinated Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan and prioritization of projects for funding. 

The TDM Advisory Committee promotes a collaborative and coordinated approach to transportation demand management (TDM) activities happening throughout the central Puget Sound region.  The Committee provides guidance to local implementers and advises regional policy makers on delivering TDM benefits across the region.

This committee serves as a forum for discussing and resolving issues of common concern to public transportation operators in region. The TOC advises the Transportation Policy Board, and includes representatives of the public transit agencies in each county, Sound Transit, the City of Seattle, and the state Department of Transportation’s Ferry Planning Office, and Public Transportation Division.