Kitsap County residents are asked to provide input on local state highway congestion and existing and future bus service. Both WSDOT and Kitsap Transit are conducting surveys and the public is encouraged to participate. Kitsap Transit will hold workshops later this month throughout the county to gather input and get help in creating a vision for local transportation in years to come.
Washington State Department of Transportation
The Washington State Department of Transportation is working with local communities to develop strategies for managing recurring congestion on State Route 16 between the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and State Route 3, and along segments of State Route 3 and State Route 304 in and around Gorst.
WSDOT has created a survey to gather public input to help better understand how people use the corridors, their perceptions of transportation needs along the corridors, and what transportation issues matter most to them.
The survey is open now through May 26. Drivers, business owners and residents along the SR 16 corridor, as well as other stakeholders and the public, are invited to take the brief survey. For more information, contact WSDOT at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kitsap Transit is hosting a Comprehensive Route Analysis online open house to review current bus service and explore how to enhance service to meet future needs. Click on the link or go to https://kitsaptransit.participate.online/ .
The purpose of the analysis is to understand how buses currently connect riders to neighborhoods, city centers, social and community services and ferries. Kitsap Transit is looking for input from a broad group of transit users and community members, including people who might not use transit now and also those who are dependent on transit.
This month, Kitsap Transit is hosting related workshops to speak directly with the public on a future vision of transit in Kitsap County, to provide information on the current transit system and answer questions, and engage in a transit planning activity, similar to that on the online open house.
For more information, contact Steffani Lillie, Kitsap Transit Service and Capital Development Director, (360) 478-6931, email@example.com.
WSDOT, Kitsap Transit seek input on local traffic congestion and service