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Consolidated Grants Program

Consolidated Grants Program Guidebook


2015—2017 Consolidated Grants Program Awards

WSDOT awarded public transportation grants for 103 projects totaling more than $40.3 million for the 2015–2017 biennium.



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Public Transportation Competitive Grant Awards

These grants improve public transportation within and between rural communities, provide transportation services between cities, purchase new buses and other equipment, and provide public transportation service for the elderly and persons with disabilities.

Grantees competed for state and federal funds, which are administered through WSDOT's Consolidated Grants program to provide better connectivity, sustained service, new buses and other mobility improvements to people in every county in Washington state. All 39 counties to benefit from enhanced mobility for rural, special needs and low-income populations.

These grant funds allow local programs to leverage state and federal funds to deliver services to their communities. Grantees competed for state and federal funds, and were awarded funding based on scoring and ranking criteria established by WSDOT and an advisory committee.


Organization County or Counties Project Description Award
Asotin County
PTBA
Asotin Provides two ADA-accessible, replacement minibuses for demand response services.     $112,112
Catholic Community Services Pierce Provides volunteer transportation services. $133,901
Catholic Community Services Snohomish Provides veterans' transportation services. $52,481
Catholic Community Services Thurston Sustains support for the Thurston County Bus Buddies program. $96,265
Clallam Transit Clallam Sustains countywide fixed route and demand response services, and connections with Jefferson Transit in Forks and Sequim. $1,410,000
Clallam Transit Clallam Provides ADA-accessible, replacement vehicles with consideration for alternative fuels. $560,000
COAST Whitman Sustains demand- response services for people with special needs. $500,000
COAST Whitman Provides one ADA-accessible minivan for demand response services. $54,000
Coastal Community Action Program Grays Harbor Sustains Driven to Opportunity program for employment and education-related purposes. $460,386
Columbia County Public Transportation Columbia and Walla Walla Sustains fixed route and demand response service. $1,114,500
Columbia County Public Transportation Columbia and Walla Walla Provides two ADA-accessible, replacement minibuses for demand response services. $206,400
Community Action of Skagit County Skagit Sustains current operating services. $50,000
Cowlitz Indian Tribe Cowlitz Sustains demand response services in South Lewis and North Cowlitz Counties. $250,000
ECHHO Jefferson Provides volunteer driver demand-response service for people with special needs. $25,000
Frontier Behavioral Health Spokane Sustains support for volunteer-driver program. $95,592
Frontier Behavioral Health Spokane Provides one ADA-accessible minivan for demand response services. $54,000
Garfield County Public Transportation Garfield Sustains demand response transportation service while providing connections to Asotin PTBA and Columbia County Public Transportation. $280,467
Grant Transit Authority Grant Provides two ADA-accessible, replacement minibuses for demand response services. $250,517
Grant Transit Authority Grant Sustains fixed-route express commuter services for low-income production plant workers between Moses Lake and Warden. $160,000
Grays Harbor Transit Grays Harbor Sustains fixed route and demand response services. $1,300,000
Grays Harbor Transit Grays Harbor Provides one ADA-accessible minibus for demand response services. $65,747
HopeSource Kittitas Sustains Central Washington University transit services. $399,911    
HopeSource Kittitas Sustains demand response services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. $975,000
Human Services Council Clark Sustains demand response services for the elderly and persons with disabilities who do not qualify for Medicaid or complimentary ADA services. $310,000
Human Services Council Clark Sustains demand response services to low-income and special needs individuals for employment-related purposes. $450,000
Human Services Council Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Sustains demand response services for the elderly and persons with disabilities who do not qualify for Medicaid or complimentary ADA services. $355,050
Island Transit Island Provides 7 replacement minivans and 5 replacement vans for vanpool and other transportation services. $339,200
Island Transit Island Provides five rebuilt engines and 13 replacement mobile data terminals for vehicles. $111,845
Jamestown S'Klallam Clallam, Jefferson Sustains Jamestown campus route service. $138,432
Jefferson Transit Authority Jefferson Sustains weekday, route-deviated transit service in West Jefferson County between Forks and Amanda Park. $354,866
Jefferson Transit Authority Jefferson Sustains fixed-route bus and demand response services for special needs persons in East Jefferson County. $1,275,000
Jefferson Transit Authority Jefferson Provides replacement ADA-accessible minibuses for demand response services. $275,526
Kalispel Tribe of Indians Spokane and Pend Oreille Sustains fixed-route service between the Kalispel Reservation and Spokane and Ione. $234,725
Kitsap Transit Kitsap     Provides bus and OTR coach purchases (ACCESS/Paratransit). $1,224,000
Klickitat County Senior Services Klickitat Sustains demand response services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. $800,000
Link Transit Chelan Sustains rural commuter services connecting Leavenworth to Plain and Lake Wenatchee. $120,000
Link Transit Chelan and Douglas Sustains rural commuter services connecting Wenatchee westbound to Leavenworth & northbound to Chelan. $675,000
Link Transit Chelan Sustains the mobility coordinator position, which provides training and support to special needs persons and older adults within the Link service area. $120,000
Lower Columbia Community Action Program Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Provides one replacement vehicle for services along the I-5 corridor between Vancouver, Longview and Castle Rock. $58,720
Lower Columbia Community Action Program Clark and Cowlitz Sustains fixed-route services to the general public along the I-5 corridor between Vancouver, Longview and Castle Rock. $494,190
Lummi Nation aka Lummi Indian Business Council Whatcom Sustains route-deviated service for the general public and special needs populations on the Lummi Tribal Reservation. $450,000
Lummi Nation aka Lummi Indian Business Council Whatcom Provides new bus stop signs, shelters and other equipment. $48,000
Makah Tribal Council Clallam Sustains fixed-route services to the general public five days a week with two hours of demand response service. $143,655
Mason County Transportation Authority Mason Sustains zone and fixed-route services between Shelton, Lower Hood Canal, Arcadia and the Agate/Hartsine area, as contracted with the Shelton School District. $450,000
Mason County Transportation Authority Mason Sustains demand response services to persons with special needs and the general public not served by existing fixed-route and route-deviated services. $1,197,000
Mason County Transportation Authority Mason Sustains regional transportation connectivity services between Mason Transit and transit services in adjacent counties. $950,000
MidColumbia Economic Council Skamania, Klickitat and Clark Provides a mobility coordinator position for the Gorge TransLink Alliance. $50,000
Mount Si Senior Center King Sustains demand response services to the general public and persons with special needs in East King County, including areas east of North Bend through the Snoqualmie Valley and north to Monroe in Snohomish County. $700,000
Northeast Washington (NEW) RTPO Ferry, Stevens and Pend Orielle Provides a mobility management position and veterans' transportation coordination. $175,000
NW Connections Thurston Provides replacement vehicles for rural & tribal transportation in Thurston County $400,248
Okanogan County Transit Okanogan Provides hardware and software improvements for dispatch services. $189,082
Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition (OCTN) Okanogan Sustains Colville tribal commuter service for employment-related purposes. $356,307
Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition (OCTN) Okanogan Sustains demand response services to persons with special needs. $670,280
Olympic Community Action Program Clallam and Jefferson Sustains volunteer driver and commuter vanpool transportation services to job sites. $99,200
Pacific Transit Pacific Sustains fixed route and demand response services with intercity connections to Aberdeen, Naselle and Astoria (OR). $1,300,000
People for People Adams, Lincoln and Grant Sustains rural and special needs transportation services. $1,352,000
People for People Adams, Lincoln and Grant Provides five ADA-accessible, replacement minibuses for demand response services. $280,842
People for People Adams, Lincoln and Grant Provides a mobility management coordinator/travel trainer position. $140,378
People for People Benton, Franklin Provides expanded fixed route Community Connector service. $25,536
People for People Chelan, Douglas and Grant Provides fixed route Community Connector service. $183,540
People for People Lincoln Provides expanded fixed route Community Connector service. $138,320
People for People Yakima Sustains the mobility manager position to plan, market, advocate, train and coordinate transportation needs for persons with special needs. $116,234
People for People Yakima Provides three ADA-accessible, replacement vehicles equipped with camera and GPS systems for demand response services. $250,359
People for People Yakima Sustains route-deviated and demand response services to persons with special needs and the general public. $2,500,000
Puget Sound Educational Services District Pierce and King Sustains driver training for low-income people who, in turn, provide transportation to people with special needs. $417,333
Puget Sound Educational Services District Pierce and King Sustain Key Peninsula School Bus Connects service within the Peninsula School District. $125,000
Pullman Transit Whitman Sustains fixed route and demand response services to persons with special needs and the general public. $125,000
Quinault Indian Nation Grays Harbor Sustains Rez-Racer service. $100,000
River Cities Transit Cowlitz Sustains operating assistance for paratransit services. $180,000
River Cities Transit Cowlitz Provides three ADA-accessible, replacement vehicles for demand response services. $172,125
River Cities Transit Cowlitz Sustains mobility management position. $151,554
Rural Resources Community Action Stevens Sustains route-deviated commuter transportation service for the general public connecting Kettle Falls, Colville and Chewelah. $306,000
Rural Resources Community Action Stevens, Ferry and Pend Oreille Sustains demand response service in Stevens, Ferry and Pend Oreille counties and connecting service between Kettle Falls and Chewelah. $935,000
San Juan County San Juan Sustains taxi vouchers for people with special needs. $90,000
San Juan County San Juan Sustains a mobility manager position for the purpose of facilitating and developing a long term coordinated transportation network. $170,000
Senior Services of King County King Sustains the senior shuttle project for the purpose of providing demand response transportation to special needs populations countywide. $593,980
Senior Services of Snohomish County Snohomish Provides four ADA-accessible minibuses. $26,537
Senior Services of Snohomish County Snohomish Sustains demand response service for elderly and persons with disabilities in areas of the county not currently served by transit. $680,000
Skagit Transit Skagit Provides ADA-compliant, next-stop-announcement system technology. $296,453
Skagit Transit Skagit Sustains mobility management specialist position. $123,400
Skamania County Senior Services Skamania and Clark Provides one ADA-accessible, replacement minivan and one ADA-accessible, replacement full-size van for demand response services. $80,000
Skamania County Senior Services Skamania and Clark Sustains demand response services to persons with special needs to surrounding destinations including Portland/Vancouver and Hood River/The Dalles/White Salmon. $306,500
Skamania County Senior Services Skamania and Clark Sustains route-deviated service along SR 14 between Carson and Fisher's Landing in Clark County. $222,880
Smith6LLC Provides one ADA-accessible, replacement vehicle for demand response services. $74,303
Smith6LLC Provides hardware and software improvements. $6,970
Special Mobility Services Spokane Sustains demand response service in North Spokane County with connections to Spokane for the general public. $370,000
Special Mobility Services Spokane and Pend Oreille Sustains general public, route-deviated service between the Newport, WA/Priest River, ID area and Spokane along US 2 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. $195,000
Special Mobility Services Spokane, Lincoln and Adams Sustains general public, fixed route and route-deviated service between Spokane and Davenport three days per week and between Spokane and Ritzville two days per week. $324,153
Spokane Tribe of Indians Spokane and Stevens Sustains general operating services for the Moccasin Express. $529,500
Spokane Tribe of Indians Spokane and Stevens Provides one ADA-accessible demand response vehicle for the Moccasin Express for persons with special needs. $59,850
Spokane Tribe of Indians Spokane and Stevens Provides Moccasin Express service to and from downtown Spokane. $140,000
Squaxin Island Tribe Mason, Grays Harbor, and Thurston Sustains weekday service to the general public, providing connections Island Reservation with Mason Transit at Kamilche and Grays Harbor Transit at Elma and McCleary. $150,000
TOGETHER!/Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) Thurston, Grays Harbor, Lewis, and Mason Sustains demand response service to people in rural and tribal areas and communities. $1,091,000
Twin Transit Lewis Sustains fixed route and paratransit service in and around Centralia/Chehalis. $930,000
Valley Transit Walla Walla Provides ITS information technology to increase access to transportation. $293,761
Valley Transit Walla Walla Provides three ADA-accessible minibuses for veterans, seniors and persons with disabilities. $307,596
Wahkiakum County Health and Human Resources Wahkiakum Sustains route-deviated service connecting Wahkiakum, Pacific and Cowlitz counties. $404,766
Whatcom COG Whatcom Provides travel training, bus pass distribution and education activities for seniors and youth. $240,000
White Pass Community Services Coalition dba LEWIS Mt Hwy Transit Lewis Sustains weekday, route-deviated service for the general public and persons with special needs connecting rural East Lewis County communities to Chehalis/Centralia. $615,000
Yakima Transit Yakima Sustains the Yakima-Ellensburg Commuter service. $400,000
 Total$40,363,475