NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY AND PUBLIC COMMENT FOR THE DRAFT METROPOLITAN & REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN AND NOTICE OF SEPA DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE
The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG), as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Longview Urban Area and lead agency for the five-county Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Planning Organization (SWRTPO), invites the public to comment on the draft Metropolitan and Regional Transportation Plan (M/RTP) – Moving Forward 2050. Hereby providing notice that a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) was issued for said plan on October 24, 2023.
The M/RTP’s primary purpose is to provide an overarching vision and 27-year direction for the regional transportation system serving Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific, and Wahkiakum Counties as well as the City of Rainier, Oregon. The plan should be used to guide future investment decisions addressing current and anticipated demands on transportation facilities for all modes (roads, walking, biking, public transportation, freight).
Deadline for Comments – November 7, 2023, at 5:00 pm.