Thursday, August 26, 2010

TATS Brown Bag

TATS (Tideflats Area Transportation Study), begins its public involvement opportunities with a Brown Bag Luncheon on Sept. 9 (see enclosed flyer). 

The TATS will examine conditions and ideitify roads to potential improvement to keep freight moving. This study is most important to the success of our economy as the port-industrial area is the heart of our economy. 

Please note that if you are unable to attend, the event will be hosted via the web.  For details on the webinar contact Kell McAboy

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

RAMP comments on SR 167 tolling study

The co-chairs of the Regional Access Mobility Partnership (RAMP) have submitted comments to Secretary of Transportation, Paula Hammond in support of tolling on SR 167.

The co-chairs, the Executives of Pierce County, the Port of Tacoma and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber support the use of toll revenues to partially pay for construction cost associated with the extension of SR 167 between Puyallup and the Port of Tacoma.

Read the full letter here.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Tideflats Area Transportation Study

The Port of Tacoma has established a webpage for the Tideflats Area Transportation Study.

The Tideflats Area Transportation Study will identify future transportation needs for the growth of freight-related traffic to and from the Tacoma Tideflats area.  The study will analyze existing transportation conditions and identify roads to be examined for potential improvement to keep freight moving.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010