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September 9, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Transportation Policy Board

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


Transportation Policy Board
Wednesday September 9, 2020
7:00 - 8:30 a.m. 

In order to comply with the Governor’s guidance to “Stay Home and Stay Healthy” and in keeping with the Proclamation by the Governor Amending Proclamation 20-05 Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act issued on March 24th, 2020, participation in the Policy Board meeting will be through remote access only.

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To provide or public comment, register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Note: Policy Board members will be registered as panelists and will receive a separate link to join the meeting.



Introductions – Andy Ryder, Chair




Executive Director's Report – Marc Daily, TRPC




Approval of Agenda – Andy Ryder, Chair




Approval of Meeting Notes from July 8, 2020 (Attachment) – Andy Ryder, Chair




Public Comment Period

Public comment for this meeting will be accepted in written and oral format.

  • The deadline for submitting written public comments or registering for oral public comment at the meeting is noon (12:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time) the day preceding the meeting, September 8, 2020.
  •  For written public comment, please provide:  1) your name and address and 2) your comments.  Send them to Written comments received by the deadline will be provided to the Policy Board members prior to the meeting.

A total of 30 minutes is allotted for oral public comment during the meeting.  To register for oral public comment, please use this link:

1) check the box indicating you wish to provide public comment; and 2) list a general topic.  The Chair may limit oral public comment to three minutes or less, depending on the meeting agenda and number of people wishing to comment.



20 min

Regional Transportation Improvement Program Amendment (RTIP) Annual Update Recommendation (Attachment) (Presentation) - Theressa Julius

Review and discuss the draft 2021 – 2024 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP), in preparation for adoption in October.




20 min

2020 Rural Community Support Program Call for Projects Process Review and Approval (Attachment) (Presentation) - Paul Brewster

To review and make a recommendation to Council for the Call for Projects process. 



10 min

Transit Safety Performance Measures (Attachment) - Veena Tabbutt

The Board is asked to recommend to the Council that the region adopt Intercity Transit's transit safety performance targets.



20 min

2021 State Legislative Session (Attachment) (Presentation) - Karen Parkhurst

Policymakers will discuss priority issues for the 2021 Legislative Session.




Outside Committee Report – Doug DeForest, Policy Board Member

At the discretion of the Chair, this may be covered in the After- Meeting Summary.








Next Meeting – October 14, 2020

We will provide remote participation information prior to meeting.


Public Comment:

The following is not acceptable as either written or oral public comment and is considered disruptive behavior.

  • Promoting or advertising commercial services, entities or products.
  • Supporting or opposing political candidates or ballot propositions.
  • Distributing obscene content.
  • Engaging in illegal activity or encouragement of illegal activity.
  • Promoting, fostering or perpetuating discrimination on the basis of creed, color, age, religion, gender, gender identification, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.
  • Threatening or intimidating language, including cyber bullying.
  • Otherwise engaging in disruptive behavior.

Members of the public engaging in disruptive behavior may have their emails blocked (for written comments) or be removed from the meeting (for oral comments).

Thurston Regional Planning Council ensures full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by prohibiting discrimination against any person based on race, color, national origin, or sex in the provision of benefits and services resulting from its federally assisted programs and activities.  For questions regarding TRPC's Title VI Program, you may contact the Title VI Coordinator at 360.956.7575 or email

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call us at 360.956.7575 by 10:00 a.m. three days prior to the meeting.  Ask for the ADA Coordinator. 
For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, 711 and ask the operator to dial 360.956.7575.