Joint Transportation Committee

​Statewide Transportation Needs Assessment

ESHB 1160, Sec, 204(1) directs the Joint Transportation Committee to conduct a comprehensive assessment of statewide transportation needs and priorities, and existing and potential transportation funding mechanisms to address those needs and priorities. This study includes two phases.  Phase I is to be completed by June 30, 2020 and will include:

  • Recommendations on the critical state and local transportation projects, programs, and services needed to achieve an efficient, effective, statewide transportation system over the next ten years;
  • A comprehensive menu of funding options for the legislature to consider to address the identified transportation system investments; and
  • An analysis of the economic impacts of a range of future transportation investments.

For Phase II a JTC-appointed commission or panel shall review the assessment from Phase I and make final recommendations to the legislature for consideration during the 2021 legislative session on a realistic, achievable plan for funding transportation programs, projects, and services over the next ten years including a timeline for legislative action on funding the identified transportation system needs shortfall. Phase II is to be completed by December 31, 2020.

Budget:                           $450,000
JTC Staff:                         Dave Catterson
STC & HTC Staff:           Hayley Gamble; Amy Skei​
Report due date:          Phase I - June 30, 2020
                                          Phase II – December 31, 2020  ​

Final Phase I Report - Statewide Transportation Needs Assessment​​      

Final Phase II Report - Advisory Panel Recommendations - December 2020​       

Advisory Panel Meeting Schedule:
​meetings will be held via zoom and livestreamed on TVW

August 19, 2020
(1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)   
TVW live stream available here 

September 9, 2020 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
TVW live stream available here   

September 30, 2020 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)    
TVW live stream available here      

October 14, 2020 (1:00 - 4:00 pm)   
TWV live stream available here   

Statewide Needs Assessment Study Overview     

Advisory Panel Appointments 

presented at JTC Meeting 12-17-19
Statewide Transportation Needs Assessment Study Update    

presented at JTC Meeting 6-23-20  
Statewide Transportation Needs and Priorities Study-Phase 1 Draft Report      
Case Study - Duportail Bridge   
Case Study - Dune Peninsula Wilson Way Pedestrian Bridge