PSRC Seeking Public Comment on Transportation Alternatives Projects

Contact: Sarah Gutschow, 206-587-4822,

SEATTLE - PSRC is seeking public comment on projects recommended to receive approximately $17.5 million for bicycle and pedestrian facilities and historic preservation in King, Pierce, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties.  The public comment period on the recommended list of projects will run from November 9 to January 25, 2017. 

PSRC's Transportation Alternatives Program uses Federal Highway Administration funds for community-based transportation improvements in the region, such as non-motorized facilities, historic preservation of transportation assets, environmental mitigation, and others.  

Written comments received by January 4 will be reported to the Transportation Policy Board at its meeting on January 11, at which time the board will make a final recommendation to the Executive Board. The Executive Board is scheduled to approve the project recommendations on January 25. 

The twelve projects recommended for funding are:

  • King County Parks - East Lake Sammamish Trail North Extension, PE/Design and Construction, $2,318,683
  • Pierce County - 121st Street South Streetscape Improvements, PE/Design and Construction, $1,017,325
  • Seattle - Bell St. Protected Bike Lane, Construction, $1,349,521
  • Tacoma - Revitalizing Tacoma's Brewery District with Complete Streets: Phase I, Construction, $2,201,474
  • King County Metro - White Center - RapidRide H Line Non-Motorized Safety Improvements, PE/Design and Construction, $951,631
  • Seattle - Cowen Park Historic Bridge, Construction, $2,409,859
  • Bainbridge Island - Olympic Drive Non-Motorized Improvement Project, Construction, $878,320
  • Issaquah - Newport Way Non-Motorized Improvement Project - SR 900 to SE 54th St., PE/Design, $1,550,888
  • Tacoma - Pipeline Trail, Phase III Construction, Construction, $1,936,057
  • Lynnwood - 44th Ave. W/I-5 Underpass Improvements, PE/Design, $255,672
  • Sultan - Sultan Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge, Construction, $2,500,000
  • Kitsap Transit - Bremerton Transportation Center ADA Improvements, Construction, $153,412

The recommendation also includes a prioritized contingency list of projects should additional funds become available prior to the next project selection process.  More information about the TAP project selection process and recommended projects is available here:

How to make a comment:

Mail: Puget Sound Regional Council

ATTN: Sarah Gutschow

1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500

Seattle, Washington 98104-1035


In Person: January 11th at 9:30 a.m. or January 25th at 10 a.m. at PSRC offices, 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle.

PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and tribal governments within the region.

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