Table Of Contents

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Whatcom’s Regionally Significant System
3. Regional Transportation System Goals
4. Future Population and Land Use Forecasts
5. Measures of Future Transportation
6. The Whatcom Region’s Transportation Strategies
7. Regional Project List
8. Financing the Regional Transportation System
Appendices

List of Figures

Figure 1: Plan Development Flow Chart
Figure 2: Regional, State, and National Transportation Goals
Figure 3: Base Year and Forecasted Households and Employment, 2013-2045
Figure 4: Employment Growth
Figure 5: Projected Whatcom Region Household Growth by TAZ, 2013-2040 (will be updated to 2019-2045)
Figure 6: Projected Whatcom Region Employment Growth by TAZ, 2013-2040 (will be updated to 2019-2045)
Figure 7: Daily Vehicle Trips from 2019 to 2045
Figure 8: Travel Time to Work
Figure 9: Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled from 2019 to 2045
Figure 10: Daily Vehicle Hours Traveled from 2019 to 20145
Figure 11: Comparison of Daily VMT and VHT by 2045 Scenario
Figure 12: Volume-Over-Capacity Ratios and Average Daily Traffic
Figure 13: 2045 No-build Volume-Over-Capacity Ratios and Average Daily Traffic
Figure 14: 2045 Build Volume-Over-Capacity Ratios and Average Daily Traffic
Figure 15: Walking and Biking Trips for 2019 and 2045 Scenario
Figure 16: Growth in Daily Transit Trips
Figure 17: Whatcom’s Ten Regional Corridors
Figure 18: Regional Project List
Figure 19: Federal Highway and Transit Allocations to the Whatcom Region (in the 000s)
Figure 20: WSDOT Past and Near Future Program Expenditures
Figure 21: County and Cities’ Historical Revenues and Expenditures
Figure 22: Local Funding and Expenditures
Figure 23: Estimated Revenues and Expenditures
Figure 24: Forecasted Revenues and Plan Projects
Figure 25: Financial Working Group Agency Members
 

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