The Puget Sound Regional Council, the Washington State Department of Commerce, and the Municipal Research and Services Center are hosting a series of online workshops to support the comprehensive plan periodic updates. Learn more.
The region is growing and making historic investments in transit, with over one million new residents expected to live near high-capacity transit by 2050. Join industry and community leaders to explore innovative techniques and best practices to build and sustain equitable transit communities that are accessible to all people and help to achieve the region’s vision for growth. Learn more.
TOOLBOX Peer Networking Series is focused on best practices and resources for local planning and implementation. Each session will provide information, resources, and tools, and include a panel presentation and breakout discussions. Learn more.
In conjunction with the Census Bureau, PSRC hosted two online workshops covering a wide range of useful Census data products and resources that support local planning work. Learn more.
Transit-oriented development (TOD) offers many benefits, yet conventional real estate financial tools and development appraisal methods may not be favorable to TOD due to its mix of uses and lower parking ratios. Experts and practitioners shared information about financing tools for equitable TOD, including tax increment financing (TIF) a financing tool that local governments use to fund public infrastructure in targeted areas to encourage private development and investments. Learn more.