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October 12, 2022
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Remote Only.

Olympia, WA 98502
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Transportation Policy Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Transportation Policy Board
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 7:00 - 9:00 am NOTE: Extended Meeting and Remote Access Only.  
2411 Chandler Court SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Note: For anyone without the ability to access the meeting remotely, TRPC will provide access to the remote meeting in the conference room at the address above.

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To register to attend the meeting remotely:  
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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

7:00am1.Introductions - Andy Ryder, Chair

2.Executive Director's Report & Announcements - Marc Daily, TRPC

3. Approval of Agenda - Andy Ryder, Chair

4.Consent Calendar

a. Approval of Meeting Notes from September 14, 2022 (Attachment)  - Andy Ryder, Chair
  5. 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, October 11, 2022.
  • 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. 
  • Commenters may attend the meeting in person or choose the remote option. For either, please register through this link: 
 1) Check the box indicating you wish to provide public comment; and 2) list a general topic.  The Chair may accept public comment from individuals that did not pre-register after registered public comment has been provided.  The Chair may also limit oral public comment to three minutes or less, depending on the meeting agenda and number of people wishing to comment
35 min
 6.Martin Way Check-in (Attachment) (Presentation) - Allison Osterberg, TRPC and Aiden Dixon, TRPC
Staff will present an update on the Martin Way Corridor Study, a joint planning project between Thurston Regional Planning Council, Thurston County, City of Olympia, City of Lacey, and Intercity Transit.  The study has examined options for redevelopment, land use standards and transportation facilities along the corridor, and identifies a preferred alternative that would significantly improve safety and mobility for all users of the corridor while supporting increased vibrancy and accommodating growth in line with regional goals.
20 min. presentation, 15 min. questions

20 min
7.2023 Legislative Priority Issues (Attachment) (Presentation) - Karen Parkhurst, TRPC

Staff will present a draft of the Priority Legislative Issues developed by the Legislative Subcommittee.  The Council will take action at their regular meeting in November.
10 min. presentation, 10 min. questions/discussion 

25 min
8.2022 Call for Projects Tie Breaking Process Options (Attachment) (Presentation)  - Paul Brewster, TRPC

TRPC's new Call for Projects Process is likely to result in applicants submitting grant proposals that seek the maximum number of points.  The TPB will deliberate on tie breaking processes to select projects as part of its overall funding recommendation to the Council.
15 min. presentation, 10 min. questions/discussion

20 min
9.School Walking Route Mapping Projects (Attachment) - Veronica Jarvis, TRPC

Staff will present on the recently completed school walk route mapping project.  North Thurston Public Schools, Olympia, and Tumwater school districts updated or created new maps for school sin their districts.
15 min. presentation, 5 min. questions

10 min
10.Outside Committee Report
At the discretion of the Chair, this may be covered in the After- Meeting Summary.


November 9, 2022 - REMOTE ONLY
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). 
TRPC 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 Department's Title VI Coordinator at 360-956-7575.
 If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call us at 360-956-7575 by 10:00 am 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. is an easy-to-navigate website which includes information on carpooling, vanpooling, rail, air, bus, bike, walking, health, telework and flexible schedules, recreation, and school transportation. Please consider using an alternate mode to attend this meeting: bike, walk, bus, carpool, or vanpool. This facility is served by Intercity Transit Routes 12 and 42.


“Provide visionary, collaborative leadership on regional plans, policies, and issues for the benefit of all Thurston region residents". 

To Support this Mission, we:
  • Conduct regional transportation planning consistent with state and federal requirements.
  • Address growth management, environmental quality, economic opportunity, and other topics to sustain and enhance the region's quality of life.
  • Assemble and analyze data that support informed local and regional decision making.
  • Act as a “convener” to build regional consensus on issues through information and inclusive public comment.
  • Build intergovernmental consensus on regional plans, policies, and issues, in support of local implementation.


Show up
  • Nothing happens without consistent good attendance by all members.
  • Make sure you have a designated alternate.
Be Prepared
  • Members who are unprepared can’t contribute the best input.
  • Make sure your alternate is prepared if you have to miss a meeting.
  • Share your ideas.
  • Engagement by all members is required for productive discussions.
Be Respectful
  • Create a safe place to ask questions and express views.
  • Diversity is one of TRPC’s strengths. 
Report Back
  • We each represent somebody who thought it wise to spend money to join TRPC.
  • Report back to your jurisdiction, organization or community.
Feel Good
  • TRPC is an effective organization that allows us to address regional issues in a productive way.
  • Take time to recognize and celebrate our successes.
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