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PSRC seeking public comment on Kitsap Transit project

SEATTLE — The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comments on a project new to the Regional Transportation Improvement Program that are recommended to receive $114,000 in PSRC funds.

The comment period ends March 28, when PSRC's Executive Board is scheduled to approve the project for preventive maintenance on Kitsap Transit’s passenger only ferry system.

The recommended funding for the Kitsap Transit project is available from the new federal transportation act Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) through the State of Good Repair High Intensity Fixed Guideway Program.

To make a comment by mail, send a letter to: Puget Sound Regional Council, ATTN: Kelly McGourty, 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104-1035, or by email at tipcomment@psrc.org.

Public comments can be made in person beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the Transportation Policy Board meeting or at 10 a.m Thursday, March 28, at the beginning of the Executive Board meeting. Both meetings will be held at 1011 Western Ave., Suite 500 in 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. PSRC is also the lead regional economic development planning resource and home to the Prosperity Partnership.

This public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the TIP development process will satisfy the FTA's Program of Projects requirements.

 

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