Paratransit/Special Needs and Rural Mobility formula grants

These transit formula grants sustain and expand services to people with disabilities, seniors children and people living in rural areas.

Paratransit/Special Needs

Paratransit/Special Needs formula grants assist transit agencies around the state in sustaining and expanding services to people with disabilities, including seniors and children.

Rural Mobility

Rural Mobility formula grants support transit agencies in providing public transportation services in rural and small urban service areas. The funds for these grants are based on sales tax expenditures.

Awards

This table provides an overview of the $79.2 million in formula funds awarded to 31 transit agencies for the 2021-2023 biennium for Paratransit/Special Needs and Rural Mobility.

$52.2 million in Paratransit/Special Needs formula funding was awarded to transit agencies from the 2021-2023 transportation budget.

$10.8 million additional Paratransit/Special Needs funding was awarded to transit agencies through the 2021-2023 supplemental transportation budget.

$16 million in Rural Mobility formula funding was awarded to transit agencies for the 2021-2023 biennium. These funds are distributed annually, represented by $8 million for the 2022 state fiscal year and $8 million for the 2023 state fiscal year.

Organization

Paratransit/Special Needs formula

2021-2023

Paratransit/Special Needs formula

Supplemental funds 2022

Rural Mobility

formula funds 2022

Rural Mobility

formula funds 2023

Total award

Asotin County PTBA (Asotin County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$55,562

$11,560

$38,518

$66,632

$172,272

Ben Franklin Transit (BentonFranklin Public Transportation)

$3,728,981

$775,869

$0

$0

$4,504,850

Central Transit (City of Ellensburg)

$5,604

$1,166

$0

$0

$6,770

Clallam Transit System (Clallam County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$611,047

$127,137

$195,455

$0

$933,639

Columbia County Public Transportation

$317,746

$66,112

$0

$0

$383,858

Community Transit (Snohomish County Public Transit Benefit Area Corp.)

$2,106,140

$438,213

$0

$0

$2,544,353

C-TRAN (Clark County Public Transit Agency)

$3,323,518

$691,507

$0

$0

$4,015,025

Everett Transit

$1,643,675

$341,991

$0

$0

$1,985,666

Garfield County Transportation Authority

$66,306

$13,796

$806

$4,083

$84,991

Grant Transit Authority (Grant County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$1,220,667

$253,978

$0

$0

$1,474,645

Grays Harbor Transit (Grays Harbor Transportation Authority)

$630,614

$131,208

$1,384,093

$1,036,640

$3,182,555

Intercity Transit

$2,611,970

$543,458

$0

$0

$3,155,428

Island Transit (Island County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$1,478,419

$307,607

$2,986,345

$3,099,847

$7,872,218

Jefferson Transit (Jefferson Transit Authority)

$301,338

$62,698

$554,703

$537,600

$1,456,339

King County Metro Transit

$15,675,900

$3,261,600

$0

$0

$18,937,500

Kitsap Transit (Kitsap County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority)

$3,123,813

$649,955

$0

$580,503

$4,354,271

Link Transit (Chelan Douglas Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$961,028

$199,956

$0

$0

$1,160,984

Mason Transit Authority (Mason County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$1,560,910

$324,770

$2,236,339

$2,436,270

$6,558,289

Pacific Transit System (Pacific County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$133,467

$27,770

$201,066

$260,616

$622,919

Pierce Transit (Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corporation)

$3,626,751

$754,598

$0

$0

$4,381,349

Pullman Transit (City of Pullman)

$233,529

$48,589

$0

$33,559

$315,677

RiverCities Transit (City of Longview)

$409,678

$85,239

$0

$0

$494,917

Selah Transit (City of Selah)

$16,930

$3,523

$0

$0

$20,453

Skagit Transit (Skagit Transit System)

$1,032,524

$214,832

$0

$0

$1,247,356

Spokane Transit Authority

$3,417,426

$711,045

$0

$0

$4,128,471

TranGO (Okanogan County Transit Authority)

$52,543

$10,932

$265,870

$0

$329,345

Twin Transit (Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$678,049

$141,078

$0

$0

$819,127

Union Gap Transit (City of Union Gap)

$44,537

$9,267

$0

$0

$53,804

Valley Transit

$472,912

$98,396

$192,555

$0

$763,863

Whatcom Transportation Authority

$2,459,938

$511,826

$0

$0

$2,971,764

Yakima Transit (City of Yakima)

$251,478

$52,324

$0

$0

$303,802

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