What is WCOG?

Established in 1966 by an act of the Washington State Legislature, the Whatcom Council of Governments is the State-designated and federally-recognized transportation planning agency for Whatcom County and its constituent local governments, tribes and districts.

Current Programs

As Whatcom County’s federally- and state-designated transportation planning agency, WCOG administers various programs to ensure that federal, state and local funds will be used responsibly and for maximum benefit.

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US / Canada Border Issues

Find out more about WCOG’s cross-border work as part of the IMTC program.

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Whatcom Smart Trips

This program helps community members make more of their trips by walking, bicycling, sharing rides or riding the bus.

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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Consulting Engineering Services for the State Route 547 Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trail

The Whatcom Council of Governments (WCOG) solicits Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified applicants to perform preliminary engineering and associated tasks for the development of the State Route (SR) 547 Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trail (“the Trail”) in the Kendall-Columbia Valley community in unincorporated Whatcom County.  WCOG will review all SOQs received and select the top-rated firms, which will be invited to make a presentation to and interview with WCOG’s Technical Review Team.  It is anticipated that the selection process will be completed by September 14, 2018.  The target date for the completion of this project is January 18, 2019.

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Upcoming Meetings

Recent Documents

GIS Interactive Map

WCOG’s GIS mapping tools are now online.

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