Click area of map and go to the WSDOT RTPO page.
Why were RTPOs created?
RTPOs were authorized as part of the 1990 Growth Management Act to ensure local and regional coordination of transportation plans.
Which Counties participate in RTPOs?
There are 14 RTPOs covering 38 of the 39 counties in Washington. San Juan County is not part of any RTPO.
What do RTPOs do?
RTPO planning must involve cities, counties, WSDOT, transit agencies, ports, and private employers. Among other duties individual RTPOs may perform to serve their membership, RTPOs are required to:
- Prepare a Regional Transportation Plan and a Human Services Transportation PlanCertify that countywide planning policies are consistent with the Regional Transportation Plan
- Develop and maintain a six-year Regional Transportation Improvement Program
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