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Washington Revised Code Title 47. Public Highways and Transportation § 47.01.075. Transportation policy development

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(1) The transportation commission shall provide a public forum for the development of transportation policy in Washington state to include coordination with regional transportation planning organizations, transportation stakeholders, counties, cities, and citizens.  At least every five years, the commission shall convene regional forums to gather citizen input on transportation issues.  The commission shall consider the input gathered at the forums as it establishes the statewide transportation plan under RCW 47.01.071(4).

(2) In fulfilling its responsibilities under this section, the commission may create ad hoc committees or other such committees of limited duration as necessary.

(3) In order to promote a better transportation system, the commission may offer policy guidance and make recommendations to the governor and the legislature in key issue areas, including but not limited to:

(a) Transportation finance;

(b) Preserving, maintaining, and operating the statewide transportation system;

(c) Transportation infrastructure needs;

(d) Promoting best practices for adoption and use by transportation-related agencies and programs;

(e) Transportation efficiencies that will improve service delivery and/or coordination;

(f) Improved planning and coordination among transportation agencies and providers;  and

(g) Use of intelligent transportation systems and other technology-based solutions.

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