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400 W. Gowe St., Kent, WA 98032

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Transportation Planning

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The City implements and regularly updates a range of transportation plans in order to meet the transportation needs of our growing residential and business community.  Through these planning efforts, individual, short-term decisions support strategic, long-term objectives.

Short Range Planning

2019-2024 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program (PDF, 1MB)

Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  The Six-Year TIP, updated annually, is a short-range planning document containing a list of transportation projects on which work may begin in the next six years. Required by state law, it is a draft work plan for developing the local transportation network.

Long Range Planning

TMPThe Transportaton Master Plan (TMP) serves as the City’s blueprint for long range transportation planning.  The TMP includes, among other items, an inventory of the existing system; level of service standards; transportation demand management strategies; future improvement needs; and a multi-year financing plan for improvements.



Traffic Impact Fee Rate Study
This report summarizes the policy and technical development of a Transportation Impact Fee program for the City of Kent. This report describes the impact fee program methodology and the resulting recommendations.

NonMotorizedStudy Non-motorized Transportation Study (NMTS) the NMTS provides a comprehensive strategy to enhance the urban area pedestrian and bicycle system. This effort was initiated by the City as part of a multi-modal Transportation Master Plan effort.




TransitStudy Transit Study  The Kent Transit Study recommends service improvements that provide local circulation in the City of Kent and that connect Kent residents to other regional communities. This effort was initiated by the City as part of a multi-modal Transportation Master Plan effort.




CTR Plan
Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) Plan 
The CTR Plan is a collection of Transportation Demand Management goals, policies, and marketing strategies for how the City will work to reduce drive alone trips and vehicle miles traveled. 




TransportationElementTransportation Element (TE) of the Comprehensive Plan The TE works in concert with the Transportation Master Plan to provide direction for the planning of motorized and non-motorized facilities within Kent, identify level of service standards, and identify future improvement needs and a multi-year financing plan based on those needs.



StakeholdersReportStakeholder Report The Stakeholder Report summarizes Transportation Master Plan project outreach activities and provides recommendations for future long range transportation planning outreach.

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