Rural Mobility

These competitive and transit formula grants support rural and small urban areas. Grant recipients use these funds to purchase or enhance vehicles and facilities as well as support operations.

Funds are based on sales tax expenditures, including money spent in county locations outside of the transit agency service area.

Awards

The 2019-2021 Rural Mobility grants table below shows 12 projects awarded nearly $8.1 million for July 2019-June 2021.

Organization

Award

Asotin County Public Transportation Benefit Area

$73,364

City of Selah

$6,607

Clallam Transit System

$316,979

Garfield County Public Transportation

$10,139

Grays Harbor Transit Authority

$1,041,955

Island Transit

$1,793,096

Jefferson Transit Authority

$217,558

Kitsap Transit

$2,522,285

Mason County Transportation Authority

$1,539,691

Pacific Transit

$153,575

TranGO (Okanogan County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$202,390

Valley Transit (Walla Walla County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$177,531

Total

$8,055,750

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