Public Transportation - Regional Mobility Grant Program

WSDOT's Public Transportation Division's Regional Mobility Grant program provides support to improve transit mobility and reduce congestion on our most heavily traveled roadways.

You will find the list of new projects for the 2017-2019 biennium in the table below.

Funded projects include:

  • New transit services.
  • Park and ride lots.
  • Transportation demand management programs.
  • Transit speed and reliability improvements.
  • New buses.
  • Transit service expansion.

With approximately $93 million in state funding, the Washington State Legislature approved 44 new and continuing Regional Mobility Grant projects across the state for the 2017-2019 biennium.

 

Approved projects for the 2017-2019 biennium

Organization County/
Counties
Legislative district(s) Project Title Award
Community Transit Snohomish 38 Swift Green Line Bus Rapid Transit: 60-foot Expansion B $7,000,000
Community Transit Snohomish 38 Seaway Transit Center II BRT $3,800,000
C-TRAN Clark 18 Diesel/electric hybrid vehicle purchase $5,812,993
Everett Transit Snohomish 38 Wireless electric bus: Riverfront to Waterfront Connect $2,880,000
Everett Transit Snohomish 38 80-stall park and ride expansion $250,000
Grant Transit Authority Grant and Kittitas 13 Moses Lake-Ellensburg express to CWU $169,650
Grant Transit Authority Grant, Douglas and Chelan 13 Moses Lake-Wenatchee connector to WVC $143,910
Intercity Transit Thurston 22 Design and construction: Regional vanpool service center $2,000,000
Intercity Transit Thurston and Pierce 22 Route 612 express service expansion $993,320
King County Metro King 5, 11, 34, 36, 37, 41 & 43 I-90 manage demand $1,258,243
King County Metro King 30, 46 & 48 Park and ride efficiency and access project $1,995,000
King County Metro King 42, 45 & 48 Route 245 corridor speed and reliability improvement $600,000
King County Metro King 43 Eastlake off-street layover facility $1,760,000
King County Metro King 5 & 32 Northgate Transit Center TOD: Access and facility improvement $728,944
King County Metro King 11 & 47 Renton to Auburn transit speed, reliability & service $3,530,229
King County Metro King 46 & 47 Route 101 service increase: Renton to/from Seattle $1,626,587
King County Metro King 1, 30, 33, 37, 43, 45 & 46 SR 522 and I-5 operating $2,158,097
King County Metro King 41 & 48 Totem Lake/Kirkland to Bellevue/Eastgate transit improvement $909,000
King County Metro King 37 Transit speed and reliability hot spot improvement program $600,000
King County Metro/Sound Transit King 43 Link station integration $624,000
Kitsap Transit Kitsap 35 Silverdale Transit Center $5,300,000
Kitsap Transit Kitsap 35 Wheaton Way Transit Center $4,000,000
Klickitat County Klickitat 14 Mt. Adams Express $480,000
Lake Stevens, City of Snohomish 38 & 44 US 2 trestle HOV/transit trestle congestion jump $1,822,000
Link Transit Chelan 12 Park and ride $3,222,000
Link Transit Chelan 12 Wenatchee riverfront shuttle $1,260,000
Mason County Transportation Authority Mason and Thurston 35 Regional Express Commuter Bus Service $452,000
Mason County Transportation Authority Mason 35 Park and Ride Development $2,500,000
Pierce Transit Pierce 25, 27 & 29 Route 1 connections/Route 4 112th Street peak-hour service $3,481,500
Pullman Transit Whitman 9 Increasing capacity $530,000
Seattle DOT King 43 Broadway Streetcar extension $4,000,000
Seattle DOT King 43 23rd Avenue transit improvements $100,000
Seattle, City of King 34 & 37 Delridge to Burien RapidRide line $5,000,000
Skagit Transit Skagit 39 Connector Services expansion project $576,204
Skamania County Skamania 14 Seasonal weekend transit to alleviate congestion/safety $70,000
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 3 Central City Line $2,167,208
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 3 & 4 Monroe/Regal high-performance transit corridor improvement $3,925,000
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 3 & 4 Spokane Falls Community College Transit Station $2,128,000
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 4 Upriver Transit Center $1,357,343
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 6, 7 & 9 West Plains Transit Center $8,091,011
Tacoma, City of Pierce 27 Tacoma Link expansion, phase 1 $2,500,000
Wahkiakum County Health & Human Service Wahkiakum 19 Regional mobility service expansion $222,000
WSDOT Snohomish 21 SR 525 pedestrian & traffic improvements $1,744,000
Yakima Transit Yakima 14 20 transit shelters $152,000
Total $93,920,239

Authorization for the Regional Mobility Grant program is supported in statute by RCW 47.66.030.

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