WSR 05-10-056

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed May 2, 2005, 2:08 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: To update the commute trip reduction (CTR) performance grant program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 70.94.996.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Updating the rules will clarify the commute trip reduction performance-based grant program and the parameters for participation by private employers, public agencies, nonprofit organizations, developers, and property managers.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The commute trip reduction task force (RCW 70.94.537) is charged with establishing the award rate for the grant program (RCW 70.94.996).

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Robinson Hartsell, P.O. Box 47387, Olympia, WA 98504-7387, (360) 705-7508.

April 29, 2005

John Conrad

Assistant Secretary

Engineering and Regional Operations

Washington State Code Reviser's Office