WSR 08-18-028

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed August 27, 2008, 1:34 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Commute trip reduction (CTR) program rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 70.94.537.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency needs to clarify and update language to reflect the current state of the CTR programs which fall under chapter 468-63 WAC.

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 directed to advise the Washington department of transportation (WSDOT) on the content of the rules. WSDOT is coordinating development of the rules with the CTR board.

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 Casey Kanzler, WSDOT, P.O. Box 47387, Olympia, WA 98504-7387, (360) 705-7874, kanzlec@wsdot.wa.gov.

August 27, 2008

Stephen T. Reinmuth

Chief of Staff

Washington State Code Reviser's Office