PALOUSE RTPO We are a Washington DOT funded and regulated Transportation planning organization for the four Counties of Asotin, Garfield,  Columbia and Whitman in the Southeast Washington State. We work closely within four counties local and regional community, Public Transit Agencies, Ports, Cities, Towns,  Counties, WSDOT and the Lewis-Clark Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (LCVMPO)  to deliver comprehensive transportation planning and policy services for the region. Palouse RTPO Regional Arc GIS Map (pdf) CURRENT NEWS (Click Here) Why were RTPOs created? RTPOs were authorized as part of the 1990 Growth Management Act to ensure local and regional  coordination of transportation plans.  (Learn More) What is an RTPO?  A Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) is formed through a voluntary  association of local governments within a county or contiguous counties. RTPO members include  cities, counties, WSDOT, tribes, ports, transportation service providers, private employers and  others. Click here for our regional map and members. Please see our public involvement section to find upcoming events, meetings, programs and public participation studies. What do RTPO do? (Click here)  Current News: Palouse Regional Freight Study (2015) project: This project was sought out for a qualified consultants and after reviewing various consultants,  PRTPO has decided to award this project to Dr. Ken Casavant (DBA Palouse Partners). Please click on link(s) below to see further details on our requirement and deadlines: o Palouse RTPO RFQ Document  o Preliminary work plan o Teleconference Call details- May 14th 10 AM and 2 PM o Stakeholders meetings- (10 Am -12 noon) July 11th- Port of Whitman office July 16th- City of Clarkston office o Interim report and a presentation by Dr Ken Casavant, will be held in Board meeting on July 21st. Palouse RTPO represented our Regional HSTCP (Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan) to ACCT (Agency council on Coordinated Transportation) during their July 12th meeting. (Learn More) Palouse RTPO Officers Meeting was held on July 18th to discuss current biennium projects and their activities. Click here for our Project list and status. TIB (Transportat Improvement Board) is currently seeking a Call for projects. (Learn More) Palouse RTPO  Policy Board meeting is rescheduled to July 21st instead of July 15th. Palouse RTPO is anticipating a WSDOT’s new contract to sign up with a Complete Street Program for our region (Learn More) Palouse RTPO is currently working on sorting out a locations to conduct a final outreach for HSTCP program (Learn More) Palouse RTPO’s Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) Call for projects is to be anticipated in August 2015 ( Anticipated funds available approx $348K) (Learn More) PRTPO is gearing up for a Regional Transportation Plan (Long range) renewal later this year (Learn More)
Contact Us PALOUSE RTPO 845 Portway Clarkston WA 99403 (509) 751 9144 Copyright 1993-2015 Palouse Regional Transportation Planning Organization (PRTPO) Lead Planning Agency Southeast Washington EDA (SEWEDA) 
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Serving Asotin, Columbia, Garfield and Whitman Counties