WSDOT, Yakima Transit celebrate completion of Regional Mobility Grant program's 50th project
Two years ago, the park and ride facility near the Selah Firing Center off Interstate 82 outside Yakima was a shadow of its current self: unpaved, under-improved and too small to adequately serve the needs of nearby residents and commuters.
That all changed when Yakima Transit was awarded a Regional Mobility Grant by the Legislature to be used toward upgrading (and just plain grading) a cracked and graveled lot into a fully paved, lighted and landscaped park and ride facility. In the process, the new facility nearly tripled in capacity, going from around 40 gravel-pocked parking spots to 114 freshly striped stalls. And there's room for further expansion in the future, which could bring capacity to around 150 stalls.
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WSDOT's Public Transportation Division now hiring
Do you or someone you know have strong technical and project management skills? Are you inspired to make transportation better and to bring people and organizations together to deliver results? If so, check out these jobs with WSDOT's Public Transportation Division.
We are mostly filling positions left vacant during the first steps of an ongoing reorganization. This reorganization is designed to help the division:
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Job locations vary, with most located optionally in either Olympia or downtown Seattle.