Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Jay Inslee, Candidate for Governor, Joins RAMP/SCATBd Meeting

Pierce County’s Regional Access Mobility Partnership (RAMP) and King County’s South County Area Transportation Board (SCATBd) are holding a joint meeting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the Port of Tacoma’s Fabulich Center to welcome gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee.

Representatives from public and private agencies throughout the area look forward to hearing Mr. Inslee’s thoughts on how we can move toward a complete system with sustainable funding.

Both RAMP and SCATBd have encouraged the State Legislature and the Governor’s Office to recognize the importance of a fully functional transportation network connecting the entire South Puget Sound region.

Event Details:

Joint RAMP + SCATBd Mtg
8 – 9 a.m.
April 4th, 2012
The Fabulich Center
3600 Port of Tacoma Road
Tacoma, WA 98424

No cost to attend.

About RAMP:
RAMP is a regional coalition including business, labor, public and private organizations and citizens dedicated to improved mobility in the South Sound and Washington State. Our mission is to ensure a healthy regional economy associated with the development of an effective, efficient transportation system and the resources to sustain it. RAMP is co-chaired by Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy, Port of Tacoma CEO John Wolfe and Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber President & CEO Tom Pierson. For more on RAMP visit the On RAMP blog.

About SCATBd:
SCATBd is a collaborative effort of local elected officials who are committed to improving the regional transportation system. SCATBd represents an area that encompasses 16 cities, portions of two counties, three transit agencies, the Port of Seattle, nine legislative districts, nearly 700,000 people, and over 300,000 jobs. SCATBd is currently chaired by Algona Mayor David Hill. For more on SCATBd, please visit their website.

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