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.


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



Asotin County Public Transportation Benefit Area


City of Selah


Clallam Transit System


Garfield County Public Transportation


Grays Harbor Transit Authority


Island Transit


Jefferson Transit Authority


Kitsap Transit


Mason County Transportation Authority


Pacific Transit


TranGO (Okanogan County Public Transportation Benefit Area)


Valley Transit (Walla Walla County Public Transportation Benefit Area)






Zero emission electric vehicle registrations in Washington

increased 192% between 2017 and 2021.

45 projects to improve freight rail structures and freight movement

were underway as of December 31, 2021.

Washington state leveraged $100,000 to secure $27 million

in funding for airport investments in Fiscal Year 2022.