In April 2018, WSDOT adopted a 20-year implementation plan for the state transportation system, WTP 2035 Phase 2. Phase 2 builds on the Commission’s WTP 2035 Phase 1 policy plan for development of the state’s multimodal transportation system.
Autonomous vehicles (AV) are operating on Washington’s roadways today. As of late 2018, eight companies had self-certified their ability to safely operate in the state with the Washington Department of Licensing.
In 2012 the Legislature directed the Transportation Commission to conduct a full assessment of road usage charging (RUC), which is a pay-by-the-mile fee that could replace the state’s gas tax. A pilot test with 2000 vehicles ended in early 2019.