TRPC encourages all eligible applicants to submit project proposals. The following categories of applicants are eligible to apply to TRPC's Call for Projects:
Traditional Transportation Partners are any local agencies that provides general purpose, surface transportation facilities, programs, and services as a part of its core mission. For this process, Traditional Transportation Partners include only Bucoda, Lacey, Olympia, Rainier, Tenino, Tumwater, Yelm, Thurston County, the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, the Nisqually Indian Tribe, and Intercity Transit.
Non-Traditional Transportation Partners include any agency or organization other than those identified above that provides surface transportation facilities, programs, or services that directly support the goals and policies of the adopted Regional Transportation Plan. Examples of such partners include the Port of Olympia, school districts, state and federal natural resource agencies, and non-profit organizations. Non-Traditional Transportation Partners lacking WSDOT Local Programs Certification Acceptance (CA) status must work with a Traditional Partner as a project sponsor. More information about CA requirements can be found in the Application Instructions and Process Guidance available for download in the Application Materials section below.