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Formula Grants

Awarded for 2009-2011 Projects

WSDOT has awarded nearly $27.9 million in formula-based public transportation grants to transit agencies for July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011 projects. These grants improve public transportation for Washington residents, particularly for persons with disabilities, seniors, children and people in rural areas.



Recipient

Project

Paratransit/
Special Needs 2009-2011 Formula

Rural Mobility 2009 Formula

Rural Mobility 2010 Formula

Asotin County

To provide operating funding assistance for transportation services to people with special needs and the general public in Asotin County.

$23,988

$148,312

$75,383

Ben Franklin Transit

To provide operating funding assistance to sustain demand response transportation services including evening and Sunday service to people with special needs in Ben Franklin County.

$1,375,004

City of Pullman/Pullman Transit

To provide operating funding assistance to maintain existing fixed route and dial-a-ride paratransit services to the general public and people with special needs and to sustain extended dial-a-ride paratransit services on evenings (Mon-Sat), mornings (Mon-Fri) during the school year and holidays to persons with special needs within the City of Pullman.

$73,368

$11,320

$84,637

Clallam Transit System

To provide operating funding assistance for subcontracted (Paratransit Services) door-to-door, service for people with special needs throughout Clallam County.

$161,595

Columbia County Public Transportation

To provide operating funding assistance for demand response and route-deviated transportation services in Columbia County and into Walla Walla, outside the transit boundary and in excess of Columbia County Public Transportation’s ADA responsibilities; and to assist in purchasing one minibus with wheelchair lift.

$55,195

$53,594

$27,604

Community Transit

To provide operating funding to sustain transportation services for special needs population in Snohomish County.

$1,001,507

C-TRAN

To provide pass discounts to reduced/youth/disabled eligible passengers at a per pass discount rate of $26 for the local "C-Zone" pass and a discount rate of $22, per pass, for the "All-Zone" pass. This project will also provide paratransit (C-Van) passes at a discount rate of $6 per pass.

$1,033,124

Cowlitz Transit Authority (CUBS)

To provide operating funding assistance to sustain paratransit transportation services in the Longview/Kelso service area.

$96,356

Everett Transit

To provide operating funding to sustain transportation services for special needs populations within and around the City of Everett.

$378,201

Garfield County Public Transportation

To provide operating funding assistance to sustain weekday dial-a-ride service within Garfield County and twice a week service between Garfield County and the Lewiston/Clarkston urban area for the general public and persons with special needs.

$10,684

Grant Transit Authority

To provide general operating funding assistance to sustain contracted paratransit transportation services to the elderly, disabled and persons with special needs in Grant County.

$456,118

Grays Harbor Transit Authority

To provide operating funding assistance for fixed-route transportation services for the general public and people with special needs between Aberdeen and Hoquiam; and to sustain dial-a-ride paratransit services to people with special needs throughout Grays Harbor County, including Montesano, Elma, Westport and Ocean Shores.

$369,647

$255,199

$578,813

Intercity Transit

To provide operating funding assistance for paratransit, dial-a-ride services to people with special needs within the Intercity Public Transit Transportation Benefit Service Area.

$603,705

Island Transit

To provide operating assistance funds to sustain rural, fixed route services on Whidbey Island (Route #1, 5, & 7) to the general public and persons with special needs and to sustain and expand the Oak Harbor Special Needs City Shuttle Service (Route #10) that provides route deviated transportation services to persons with special needs in Oak Harbor.

$396,131

$1,517,309

$1,576,071

Jefferson Transit Authority

To provide operating funding assistance to hire a mobility manager to help coordinate specialized transportation services, including door-to-doorparatransit services in Jefferson County; and to sustain fixed-route, route-deviated and demand-based transportation services for the general public and people with special needs in East Jefferson County, including the Castle Hill area of Port Townsend, Brinnon, Quilcene and the Tri-Area.

$202,439

$125,487

$16,476

King County Metro Transit

To provide operating funding to sustain transportation services for special needs populations in King County and for the purchase of one indoor representational mock-up of a low-floor fixed-route bus, and eleven paratransit vans with fire suppression systems.

$5,850,000

Kitsap Transit

To provide operating funding to sustain demand response service for individuals with special needs in Kitsap County.

$1,227,236

$794,829

$426,451

Link Transit

To provide operating funding assistance for route-deviated and demand-based response transportation services to people with special needs in Chelan and Douglas counties.

$528,864

Mason County Transportation Authority

To provide operating funding assistance to provide specialized transportation services including door-to-door and ADA paratransit services in Mason County.

$624,677

$1,191,888

$1,298,212

Pacific Transit

To provide funding for general operating assistance for fixed-route and dial-a-ride transportation services in Pacific County with intercity connections to Aberdeen, Naselle and Astoria (OR).

$62,155

$135,769

$171,353

Pierce Transit

Operating funding assistance that sustains contracted paratransit shuttle transportation services in Pierce County. The service meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

$2,024,309

Skagit Transit

To provide operating funding assistance to sustain fixed route Saturday transportation service serving low income and special needs passengers within the Skagit Public Transportation Benefit area.

$284,897

Spokane Transit Authority

To provide general operating funding assistance demand-based response transportation services, including general-response paratransit service, special-use van program and travel training.

$1,394,615

Twin Transit; Lewis County Public Transportation Benefit Area (LPTBA)

To provide operating funds to sustain route deviated and demand response services to the general public and persons with special needs in Centralia and Chehalis.

$183,903

Valley Transit

To provide general operating funding assistance for fixed-route, demand-based response and job-access transportation services for the general public in Walla Walla and College Place.

$126,954

$16,293

Whatcom Transportation Authority

To provide operating funding to sustain services to special needs populations within Whatcom County and to purchase three replacement 29-foot, 15-passenger, ADA-accessible, light-duty gasoline powered buses.

$808,272

Yakima Transit

To provide operating funding assistance to staff the Transit Information Center with special needs clients from the State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) for bus ticket sales and transportation services information and to purchase two replacement, five passenger sedans for paratransit transportation service and completing Phase III of Yakima Transit’s Automated Stop Announcement system.

$147,056

Totals

$19,500,000

$4,250,000

$4,255,000