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    Pierce County/South PugetSound Transportation Initiative

    Pat McCarthy

    February 4, 2009

    RAMP

    Pierce County Executive

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    Whats Our Goal?

    Restore funding for critical

    Pierce County/South PugetSound/RAMP projects

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    Whats at Stake?WSDOT/Governors proposed transportation

    budget cuts funding to critical Pierce County

    projects that were funded in 2008 by the

    Legislature: SR 167

    I-5/SR 16 HOV, SR 167 HOV

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    HOV Projects

    Interstate 5 - Existing Interstate 5 - ProposedSource: WSDOT

    State funds:

    2007 Legislature appropriated $781 million

    2008 Legislature appropriated $789 million

    2009 Governors proposal $367 million

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    HOV Request Replace $422 million appropriated for HOV

    construction Significantly improves regional mobility and

    environmental quality in the South Puget

    Sound region

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    SR 167 Extension

    Interstate 5 - Existing Interstate 5 - Proposed

    State funds:

    2007 Legislature appropriated $208 million

    2008 Legislature appropriated $94 million

    2009 Governors proposal $31 million

    Note: Additional stakeholdersdedicated $26 million to SR167s completion

    Source: WSDOT

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    SR 167 Request Replace $63 million promised for land

    acquisition Economic conditions favor right-of-way

    acquisitions now

    Preserve the critical right-of-way beforedevelopment occurs

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    Timeline

    Lobby legislators

    Continue gathering signaturesFebruary 6-

    Gather signaturesFebruary 4-6

    Meeting with Pierce County state delegationFebruary 5/12

    RAMP Transportation Initiative updateMarch 4

    RAMPFebruary 4

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    Pierce County FactsState

    $619,981,000Projected 10-year deficit

    $642,192,000Past 20-year deficit

    $485,000,000Proposed Governors cut

    Federal

    $182,970,000Transit Capital

    $261,604,000Highway Projects

    $165,312,000Transit Formula Funds

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    Pierce County DonorProgram

    $2.2 Billion

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    What Could it Have Been?

    OR

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    What it Could Have Been!

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    What we need you to do Support the Pierce County state

    legislators efforts to restore funding forcritical Pierce County/South PugetSound/RAMP projects

    Sign the letter and gather additionalsigners

    Lobby legislators: email and phone andget others to do the same

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    Q & AContact:

    Randy Harrison

    Pierce County Executives Office

    (253) 798-6166

    [email protected]