Puget Sound Gateway Program - Stakeholder Meetings

Funding and Phasing Subcommittee

The Funding and Phasing Subcommittee is comprised of local elected officials from cities along the project corridors. The Subcommittee’s charge is to identify local sources for the $130 million directed by legislature for the Program’s funding and to develop a Memorandum of Understanding identifying funding commitments.

  • May 2018: Grant strategy update, review of MOU, construction and implementation plan, tolling analysis
  • March 2018: Grant strategy and current requests, local partner benefits assessment and contributions, MOU development process
  • December 2017: Benefits levels and partner roles, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) framework
  • October 2017: Introduction to strategic funding approach, grant opportunities, economic benefits analysis, local priorities discussion

Joint Executive Committee

The Joint Executive Committee is comprised of elected and senior officials from cities along the SR 167 and SR 509 corridors as well as transit and area planning agencies. The Executive Committee provides feedback and guidance pertaining to project identification, funding questions and other project elements.

  • April 2018: Update on funding MOU, toll authorization, the Updated Preferred Scenarios, and SR 509 and SR 167
  • May 2017: Reviewed legislative direction on funding and project scope, South Sound Alliance overview, forecasted traffic performance
  • January 2017: Update on Steering Committee work, recommendation for preliminary preferred scenario to take to environmental review, Funding and Phasing process overview
  • October 2016: Reviewed committee charge, reviewed progress on program to date, update on steering committee work and program direction

Joint Steering Committee

The Joint Steering Committee is comprised of technical staff from along the SR 167 and SR 509 corridors as well as transit and planning agencies. The Steering Committee is responsible for reviewing project design details including traffic analysis, costs, environmental impacts and other project elements.

  • March 2018: Reviewed progress on legislative direction, design updates, and Updated Preferred Scenario 
  • March 2017: Reviewed traffic modeling results, reviewed preliminary preferred scenario for each project
  • December 2016: Recommendation of preliminary preferred scenario, reviewed forward compatibility and associated costs
  • September 2016: Reviewed and endorsed program guiding principles, developed consensus around refined scenarios

SR 509 Completion Project Steering Committee

Prior to the development of the Joint Steering Committee, stakeholders met to review design elements and details for the SR 509 project.

  • June 2016: Reviewed design scenarios, performance metrics, and cost estimates
  • March 2016: Travel demand forecasting model, draft performance metrics and targets
  • December 2015: Practical design overview

SR 509 Completion Project Executive Committee

Prior to the development of the Joint Executive Committee, elected officials and senior staff met to goals and priorities for the SR 509 project.

  • December 2015: Puget Sound Gateway program overview, reviewed project needs, discussed partnership opportunities​

 

SR 167 Completion Project Steering Committee

Prior to the development of the Joint Steering Committee, stakeholders met to review design elements and details for the SR 167 project.

  • June 2016: Program and scenario overview, review performance metrics and ratings, cost estimates
  • May 2016: Travel demand forecasting model, practical solutions approach
  • March 2016: Practical design overview

SR 167 Completion Project Executive Committee

Prior to the development of the Joint Executive Committee, elected officials and senior staff met to goals and priorities for the SR 167 project.

  • March 2016: Puget Sound Gateway program overview, reviewed project needs, discussed partnership opportunities​