PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Filed November 6, 2018, 5:00 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Commute trip reduction.
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: This is an update to current WAC 468-63-070. The Washington state department of transportation is directed to establish rules for commute trip reduction plans and implementation procedures. The program's new strategic plan contains goals and strategies to streamline and provide flexibility in local program implementation.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: No other federal and state agencies regulate the commute trip reduction program policies.
Process for Developing New Rule: Broad engagement in strategic plan and group discussions with grantees.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Keith Cotton, 310 Maple Park Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, phone 360-970-1796, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or Ricardo Gotla, 401 2nd Avenue South, Seattle, WA, phone 206-716-1114, email email@example.com.
November 6, 2018
Kara Larsen, Director
Risk Management and
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