WSR 07-22-009

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed October 25, 2007, 10:27 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Update the commute trip reduction (CTR) trip reduction performance 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, trip reduction performance 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 board, RCW 70.94.537, is charged for developing award rate for the commute trip reduction performance 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 Hiep Tran, Washington State Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 47387, Olympia, WA 98504-7387, (360) 705-7806, tranh@wsdot.wa.gov.

October 23, 2007

Steve Reinmuth

Chief of Staff

Washington State Code Reviser's Office