Phase 1 – Policy, complete:

      WTP2035 (pdf 2.8mb)

      Executive Summary (pdf 614kb)

What is the WTP?  The Washington Transportation Plan (WTP 2035) establishes a 20-year vision for the development of the statewide transportation system, from state highways and ferries to sidewalks, bike paths, county roads, city streets, public transit, air and rail.  WTP 2035 is based on the six transportation policy goals established by the Legislature: preservation, safety, mobility, environment, stewardship, and economic vitality (RCW 47.80.280).  The WTP  update is being completed in two phases:

WTP Phase 1 – Policy, complete

image of I-90 at VantagePhase 1 is an update to WTP 2030 and provides policy guidance and recommendations for all transportation modes. It was developed and adopted by the Washington State Transportation Commission in January 2015 and delivered to the governor and legislature. Phase 1 contains 11 key findings and 151 recommended actions.



WTP Phase 2 – Implementation, in process

image of bus, bike and walkerPhase 2 updates the 2007-2026 WTP to meet the federal and state requirements for the long-range statewide transportation plan. It will implement recommendations from Phase 1 for the development of the state’s multimodal transportation system. That system includes public roads, ferries, public transportation, aviation, freight and passenger rail, ports, and bicycles and pedestrian facilities. Phase 2 will also implement the Governor’s Executive Order 14-04: Washington Carbon Pollution Reduction and Clean Energy Action and will also encompass the six goals of Results WSDOT, the agency’s strategic plan. Phase 2 is scheduled to be completed by December 2017.

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