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News Release
UPDATE: *Deadline Extended* City seeks applicants for Transportation and Mobility Commission - 02/03/23

Vancouver, Washington – The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers to serve on its Transportation and Mobility Commission. Applications must be submitted by February 26 (original submission date was February 5).

The volunteer Transportation and Mobility Commission is an 11-member commission that provides advice to Vancouver City Council, the City manager and City staff on a variety of transportation and mobility-related projects, programs and policies. It also provides ongoing feedback and guidance on the development of citywide transportation policy through the update of the City’s Transportation System Plan.

All commission members must live within Vancouver city limits, except up to two members who can live outside the city but within the Vancouver Urban Growth Area. The City is specifically seeking people to serve who represent the following groups:

  • Person who drives as their primary mode of transportation
  • Person with expertise or experience in transportation planning, design, engineering, maintenance or operations

Qualified applicants will be interviewed by City councilmembers on a date to be determined. Applicants who are not appointed through this process may be considered for future Transportation and Mobility Commission vacancies for up to one year from the date of their application submission. 

These vacancies are for mid-term appointments that would have the opportunity to seek out reappointment to a full, three-year term.

Commissioners include community members with a range of interests and lived and professional experiences, and includes members with different primary modes of transportation, e.g., bike, bus or car. The Transportation and Mobility Commission meets at 4 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month and meetings are currently held as a hybrid of in-person and remote participation.

This news release and commission application materials are also available in Español, Русский and Tiếng Việt. To apply online, visit Printed applications, including in other languages and formats, can be requested by contacting the Boards and Commissions Coordinator in the City Manager’s Office by mail at P.O. Box 1995, Vancouver, WA 98668-1995, by email at, or by calling 360-487-8600.

More information about the Transportation and Mobility Commission, including links to meeting agendas and minutes, is available online at


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