State Management Plan

Publication Number
M 3078
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Public Transportation Division

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides financial assistance to states through a number of programs to develop new transit systems and improve, maintain, and operate existing systems. FTA requires that each state adopt policies and procedures to be used in administering FTA Title 49 USC Sections 5310, 5311, and 5339 grant programs and produce a plan describing the state’s policies and procedures for the state-managed portion of these programs.

This State Management Plan for Federal Transit Administration Public Transportation Programs describes Washington state’s administrative policies and procedures for these FTA programs. Although the §5316 and §5317 programs have been retired with the implementation of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), WSDOT administers prior years’ funds until they are exhausted.

We are looking for your feedback as we finalize the 2024-2027 State Management Plan.

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Slow down on ice and snow.

It's easier to skid or lose control traveling at higher speeds. Give yourself more time to stop.

Carry chains, practice installing them.

Winter conditions could mean chains are required on your route. Practice putting them on your vehicle ahead of time.

Pack your winter car kit.

Carry extra supplies like warm clothing, ice scraper and brush, jumper cables and other emergency items.