With the passage of two final bills in the House of Representatives today, the Washington State Legislature completed its work on a 16-year $16.2 billion statewide transportation package.

The package includes $1.85 billion for the Puget Sound Gateway, which includes the substantive completion of State Route 167.

The ports of Tacoma and Seattle applaud the Washington State Legislature’s passage of a $16.2 billion transportation investment package that will benefit the state’s economy by speeding the movement of cargo through the ports and freight corridors.  

The sustainability commitments of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma have once again earned Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner honors. 

The Senate on Monday night passed the transportation revenue bill (SB 5987) and bond bill (SB 5989) that will pay for the completion of State Route 167. The Senate is expected to take up the bill authorizing the construction projects (including SR 167) on Tuesday. 

With Lawmakers beginning their third overtime session at noon Sunday as they try to wrap up work on a state operating budget that must be passed by Tuesday to avoid a partial government shutdown Wednesday, the final major barrier to a statewide transportation package may have been resolved.

190 individuals and organizations representing business, labor, the environment and local government today released a letter to Governor Jay Inslee and state lawmakers calling on them to pass a statewide transportation package this session.

Container volumes through the Puget Sound’s two largest ports grew moderately in May, despite a drop in vessel calls.

Pierce County's Regional Access Mobility Partnership (RAMP) this week called on the state legislature to complete its work on a statewide transportation revenue package.  

This week, commuters will hear radio ads in the western Washington, Yakima and Spokane areas about the importance of passing a comprehensive, statewide transportation package this year. You can listen to them on the Keep Washington Rolling site.  

Taking another key step in forming The Northwest Seaport Alliance, commissioners from the ports of Tacoma and Seattle voted Friday to submit a final agreement to the Federal Maritime Commission for approval.