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Posted on: July 20, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Snohomish County Tomorrow Kicks Off Programs on Congestion Management

Contact:
Cynthia Pruitt
Coordinator, Snohomish County Tomorrow
Cynthia.Pruitt@snoco.org 
425-388-3185

 

Snohomish County Tomorrow Kicks Off Programs
on Congestion Management

Year-long series looks at ways to effectively address traffic congestion

 

EVERETT, Wash., July 20, 2016—The public is encouraged to attend “Growth Trends in the Puget Sound Region,” a presentation being given by Paul Inghram, Puget Sound Regional Council, on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.  Mr. Inghram will be speaking at 6:15 p.m. in Public Meeting Room #1 on the first floor of the Snohomish County Administration Building (3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett).  The presentation is sponsored by the Snohomish County Tomorrow (SCT) Steering Committee.  

SCT is kicking off a year of educational programs that will examine the factors contributing to traffic congestion and the measures that cities, the county, the region, and the State are currently taking to address it. The focus will be on innovative, effective ways to ease congestion, as well as what other agencies, businesses and community members can do to help address congestion. The presentation on July 27, 2016, will cover the growth in population and employment that contributes to congestion. 

For more information please visit http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/168  or contact Cynthia Pruitt, SCT Coordinator, at 425-388-3185 or Cynthia.Pruitt@snoco.org.   

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About Snohomish County Tomorrow (SCT)
Snohomish County Tomorrow is a cooperative forum with representatives from Snohomish County and 19 of its cities, as well as from the Tulalip Tribes. The group’s primary function is to oversee Countywide Planning Policies – written policies on growth management from which the county and cities’ comprehensive land use plans are developed.

About the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)

PSRC’s mission is to ensure a thriving central Puget Sound now and into the future through planning for regional transportation, growth management and economic development.

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