Connecting Washington Transit Projects

View information on the 21 transit-related projects we administer authorized by the multimodal portion of the Connecting Washington transportation funding package.

The funding package provides approximately $111 million for these transit projects from 2015 through 2031 and additional local options for transit initiatives.

Awards

This table below lists eight projects awarded $33.3 million in state funding during the 2019-2021 biennium. The remaining 13 transit projects listed in the Connecting Washington transportation funding package have either already received state funds or are slated to receive state funds in the future.

Organization

County

Project Description

2019-2021

2017-2031

City of Seattle

King

Build a bridge over I-5 at Northgate Transit Center for pedestrians and bicycles.

$10,000,000

$10,000,000

King County Metro

King

Implement bike sharing in suburban cities.

$50,000

$5,500,000

King County Metro

King

Expand Burien to Delridge RapidRide, serving West Seattle and Southwest King County.

$2,257,000

$8,000,000

King County Metro

King

Expand Route 40, serving Northgate and downtown Seattle.

$1,000,000

$3,000,000

Kitsap Transit

Kitsap

Improve the East Bremerton Transit Center.

$3,000,000

$3,000,000

Mason Transit

Mason

Develop park and rides and enhance existing park and rides to better serve electric vehicles.

$633,000

$4,585,000

Pierce Transit

Pierce

Design, build and operate possible bus rapid transit on the SR7/Pacific Avenue corridor between Parkland/Spanaway and Tacoma.

$4,687,000

$15,000,000

Spokane Transit

Spokane

Build Spokane Central City electric trolley bus line between Gonzaga and Browne's Addition.

$11,743,000

$15,000,000

Total

 

 

$33,370,000

 

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