Public Transportation - Grants - Vanpool Investment Program

State grant funds, which are awarded to transit agencies, support the purchase of vehicles to expand the vanpool fleet. This partnership between the state and transit agencies, which started in 2001 with 12 transit agencies, now includes 22 transit agencies and more than 3,800 vans statewide. Washington now has the largest public vanpool fleet in the nation.

2017-2019 Vanpool grants

WSDOT awarded approximately $10 million in Vanpool Investment Program grants to 14 transit agencies that operate vanpool programs. This funding will support the purchase of 425 vanpool vehicles. Since 2003, the state has provided more than $60 million to local transit agencies.

Organization Award amount Vans awarded
Asotin Transit $57,525 3
Ben Franklin Transit $383,500 20
Clallam Transit $134,225 7
Community Transit $1,511,875 65
C-Tran $187,325 7
Grays Harbor Transit $95,875 5
Intercity Transit $885,000 40
Island Transit $421,850 22
Jefferson Transit $38,350 2
King County Metro $4,565,425 171
Kitsap Transit $134,225 7
Pierce Transit $1,239,000 58
Skagit Transit $191,750 10
Spokane Transit $153,400 8
Total $9,999,325 425

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