Public Transportation - Consolidated Grants

WSDOT's Public Transportation Division provides Consolidated Grants to improve public transportation within and between rural communities, provide transportation services between cities, purchase new buses and other equipment, and provide public transportation service for seniors and persons with disabilities. WSDOT provides these state and federal grant funds to public transportation service providers in all 39 counties of Washington.

This page lists the 131 projects that were awarded nearly $77 million for July 2019 through June 2021. Local public transportation service providers competed for grant funds. Scoring and ranking criteria were established by WSDOT, an advisory committee, and the priorities of regional planning councils. The scoring involves use of the criteria via both independent evaluation and regional rankings.

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2019-2021 Consolidated Grants

Organization County or Counties Description Award
Arc of Tri-Cities Benton, Franklin Sustains demand response and community access services for persons with special needs $69,850
Arc of Tri-Cities Benton, Franklin Expands demand response services for people with special needs $77,037 
Around the Sound Pierce Provides replacement vehicles for Pierce County Adult Day Health Express coordinated transportation services $994,660 
Asotin County PTBA Asotin Provides support to purchase two replacement cutaway vehicles and camera systems for demand response services $171,984 
Catholic Community Services of King County King Sustains volunteer transportation services for low-income elderly adults and persons with special needs $98,101 
Catholic Community Services of Snohomish County Snohomish Sustains transportation services for disabled veterans $41,650 
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington Pierce Sustains volunteer transportation services $284,035 
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington Thurston Sustains support for Thurston County Bus Buddies $96,265 
Central Transit Kittitas Sustains fixed route bus service in Ellensburg $841,500
Clallam Transit Clallam  Provides support for Route 16 rural and tribal access services $378,825 
Clallam Transit Clallam  Sustains paratransit services $1,643,280 
Clallam Transit Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap Provides support for Strait Shot operating services $237,735 
Clallam Transit Clallam  Replaces heavy-duty coaches for fixed-route services $4,001,574 
Coastal Community Action Program Grays Harbor, Pacific Sustains Driven to Opportunity program for employment and education $507,700 
Coastal Community Action Program Grays Harbor, Pacific Replaces one 7-passenger minivan for the Driven to Opportunity program $22,196 
Columbia County Public Transportation Columbia, Walla Walla Sustains fixed route and demand response services $1,669,190 
Columbia County Public Transportation Columbia, Walla Walla Expands Columbia County's demand response services $93,215 
Community Action of Skagit County Skagit Provides mobility management for Skagit Special Needs Mobility Project $49,870 
Council on Aging and Human Services/ COAST Transportation Asotin, Garfield, Whitman Sustains operating assistance for on-demand and deviated fixed-route services
 
$555,440 
Council on Aging and Human Services/ COAST Transportation Asotin, Garfield, Whitman Replaces two ADA-compliant minivans for special needs on-demand transportation services $63,845 
Council on Aging and Human Services/ COAST Transportation Asotin, Garfield, Whitman Purchases updates to automated GPS tracking locators and communications software for vehicles $50,000 
Cowlitz Indian Tribe Cowlitz, Lewis Sustains Cowlitz Tribal Transit rural demand response services $447,619
ECHHO - Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization Jefferson Sustains volunteer driver demand-response service for seniors and people with special needs $27,500
Entiat Valley Community Services Chelan, Douglas Provides support for the Entiat Valley Community Services Transportation for Rural Immobilized Persons and Seniors Program $10,000 
Entrust Community Services Yakima Sustains rural special needs non-emergent volunteer transportation services $97,882
Garfield County Public Transportation Garfield, Asotin Sustains weekday rural commuter routes, medical/shopper route into Asotin and Nez Perce Counties, and local demand response service for Garfield County $321,331 
Garfield County Public Transportation Garfield, Asotin Purchases one ADA-compliant medium-duty cutaway with security technology $58,168 
Grant Transit Authority Grant Provides support to purchase three replacement ADA-compliant vehicles for fixed route services $240,000 
Grant Transit Authority Grant Provides support for paratransit and demand response services $438,750
Grant Transit Authority Grant Provides support for fixed-route operations $2,475,450 
Grays Harbor Transit Grays Harbor, Pacific, Lewis, Mason, Thurston, Jefferson Sustains fixed route and demand response services $1,500,000
Grays Harbor Transit Grays Harbor, Pacific, Lewis, Mason, Thurston, Jefferson Replaces ADA-accessible vehicles to sustain fixed-route, door-to-door demand-response and complimentary ADA services $930,782
Homage Senior Services Snohomish Sustains Transportation Assistance Program operations $947,990 
Homage Senior Services Snohomish Sustains the Pay Your Pal volunteer transportation program $47,877 
Homage Senior Services Snohomish Sustains the Transportation Outreach program $45,077 
Hopelink King Sustains mobility management and operational support for special needs transportation services $618,174 
Hopelink King, Pierce, Snohomish Supports the Regional Alliance for Resilient and Equitable Transportation project, which provides critical services for vulnerable populations in the event of a disaster $83,556 
HopeSource Kittitas Sustains demand response services for the elderly and persons with disabilities $1,312,422 
HopeSource Kittitas Provides support for commuter services for the general public in Kittitas County $492,571
HopeSource Kittitas Purchases two transit vans for the Ellensburg-Cle Elum commuter service $151,378 
Human Services Council Clark Sustains Employment Transportation Program $465,000
Human Services Council Clark Sustains Reserve-A-Ride services $321,316
Human Services Council Cowlitz, Wahkiakum Sustains Reserve-A-Ride services $373,000
Intercity Transit Thurston Provides support for the purchase of six replacement dial-a-lift vehicles $698,942
Island Transit Island, Skagit, Snohomish Sustains the North Sound Regional Connector $2,317,794
Island Transit Island Sustains the mobility management specialist position for the outreach program $142,963
Island Transit Island Purchases two ADA-accessible medium-duty buses with security camera systems, radios, tablets, bike racks and equipment $322,756
Island Transit Island Purchases three replacement ADA-accessible heavy-duty buses $2,031,226 
Jamestown S'Klallam Clallam, Jefferson Sustains Jamestown campus route service $161,028 
Jefferson Transit Authority Jefferson Sustains Olympic Connection service $388,310 
Jefferson Transit Authority Jefferson Sustains East Jefferson fixed route and on-demand ADA services $2,173,692 
Jefferson Transit Authority Jefferson Purchases four buses to sustain current fixed-route services $1,567,836 
King County Metro Transit King Sustains Community Shuttles for seniors and people with disabilities $537,506 
Kitsap Transit King Purchases five heavy-duty biodiesel buses for fixed-route services providing rural, tribal and urban connections (Kitsap Transit Fast Ferries, Washington State Ferries, Travel Washington Dungeness Line and King County Metro, Mason, Clallam, Jefferson, and Pierce transits) $2,168,000 
Klickitat County Senior Services Klickitat Sustains dial-a-ride services for the general public, low income, elderly and persons with disabilities $940,000 
Klickitat County Senior Services Klickitat Provides five replacement ADA-accessible vehicles for dial-a-ride services $219,200 
Lewis Mt Hwy Transit Lewis Sustains services for the general public deviated fixed-route services in eastern and central Lewis County $651,350 
Link Transit Chelan Sustains Upper Valley demand response services $67,500 
Link Transit Chelan, Douglas Sustains commuter routes serving Wenatchee, Entiat, Ardenvoir, Chelan, Cashmere, Mason, Leavenworth and Waterville $850,000 
Link Transit Chelan, Douglas Sustains mobility management program $165,000
Link Transit Chelan, Douglas Provides support to purchase five ADA-accessible cutaway vehicles $491,324 
Link Transit Chelan, Douglas Supports the Chelan-Mason dial-a-ride service $194,642
Lower Columbia Community Action Program
Clark, Cowlitz
Sustains fixed-route services along the I-5 corridor between Vancouver, Longview and Castle Rock $607,185 
Lower Columbia Community Action Program
Clark, Cowlitz
Purchases two ADA-accessible light-duty 14-passenger vans $123,200 
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Clallam Purchases one non-ADA 12-passenger van $34,970 
Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation Whatcom Sustains Lummi Transit operations $589,050
Makah Tribal Council Clallam Purchases two ADA-accessible light-duty vans and three replacement bus shelters $182,500 
Makah Tribal Council Clallam Sustains Makah Public Transit $164,593 
Mason County Transportation Authority Mason Sustains core zone deviated fixed-route services for the elderly, special needs populations, and the general public $505,440 
Mason Transit Authority Mason, Kitsap, Thurston, Jefferson Sustains regional transportation connectivity services between Mason Transit and transit services in adjacent counties $1,067,040 
Mason Transit Authority Mason Sustains demand response services for the elderly, persons with special needs and the general public $1,244,880 
Mason Transit Authority Mason, Kitsap, Thurston, Jefferson Purchases nine replacement ADA-accessible light-duty cutaway vans and two replacement ADA-accessible heavy-duty large buses $1,427,052 
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District Skamania, Klickitat Sustains the Gorge TransLink Alliance Mobility Management project providing services for people with special transportation needs in the Mid-Columbia River Gorge region in Washington and Oregon  $68,250 
Mount Si Senior Center King Sustains ADA-accessible demand response services and deviated fixed route services for the elderly, persons with special needs and low-income populations in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Preston, Carnation, Duvall and Monroe $1,029,000 
Northshore Senior Center Snohomish, King Sustains demand-response services for seniors and persons with disabilities $110,935 
Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition Okanogan Purchases three replacement vehicles for demand response services and one ADA-accessible cutaway for deviated fixed-route commuter services $259,938
Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition Okanogan, Douglas Sustains demand response services $904,280
Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition Okanogan Sustains rural commuter routes $644,000 
Olympic Community Action Program Clallam, Jefferson Sustains West End Job Lift program $128,475
Pacific Transit Pacific Sustains rural demand response services $507,255 
Pacific Transit Pacific, Grays Harbor, Clatsop County, OR Sustains rural fixed-route services $1,123,830 
Pacific Transit Pacific Purchases one ADA-accessible 16-passenger light-duty replacement vehicle $68,386 
People for People Yakima Sustains rural special needs transportation services $2,684,385 
People for People Yakima Sustains mobility management services $131,104 
People for People Adams, Grant, Lincoln Sustains mobility management services $140,750 
People for People Yakima Replaces vehicles to sustain special needs transportation $375,566 
People for People Benton, Franklin Expands mobility management services $138,024 
People for People Adams, Lincoln, Grant Purchases replacement vehicles for special needs transportation $376,477 
People for People Adams, Benton, Franklin, Grant Provides route-deviated services for the general public $282,540 
People for People Adams, Lincoln, Grant Sustains rural special needs transportation  $1,925,624 
Pierce County Human Services Pierce Sustains Beyond the Borders demand response and deviated fixed-route services for special needs riders in east and south Pierce County
$1,120,760 
Pierce County Human Services Pierce Sustains mobility management activities for the Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition $184,000 
Puget Sound Educational Services District Pierce, King Sustains Road to Independence Van Program, a driver training program for low-income people who, in turn, provide transportation to people with special needs $550,000 
Puget Sound Educational Services District Pierce Sustains Key Peninsula School Bus Connects serving persons with special needs within the Peninsula School District $150,000 
Pullman Transit Whitman Sustains fixed route services $2,127,158 
Pullman Transit Whitman Sustains operating assistance for the City of Pullman's Dial-A-Ride services $628,186 
Pullman Transit Whitman Provides two electric buses in Pullman $1,379,840 
Pullman Transit Whitman Provides technology updates to Pullman Transit's video, radio and scheduling equipment $304,884 
RiverCities Transit Cowlitz Sustains paratransit services for the Longview and Kelso urban area $625,867 
RiverCities Transit Cowlitz Provides support for the purchase of three propane-powered cutaway vehicles $239,400 
Rural Resources Community Action Stevens, Pend Oreille, Ferry Sustains demand response services for veterans and persons with special needs and volunteer transportation for medical and social services $1,063,927 
Rural Resources Community Action Stevens, Pend Oreille, Ferry Purchases three replacement vehicles for dial-a-ride services for persons with special needs $171,072 
Rural Resources Community Action Stevens Sustains the commuter route service for transit dependent persons between Kettle Falls, Chewelah, and Colville $325,818 
Sammish Indian Nation Skagit, Island Provides support for Samish Transit feasibility study $15,193 
San Juan County San Juan Sustains transportation vouchers for people with special needs $332,066 
Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe Skagit, Snohomish Sustains the Darrington-Concrete Direct Shuttle fixed route services $402,137 
Skagit Transit Skagit Sustains operations of Skagit Transit route 40X $112,793 
Skagit Transit Skagit Provides support for the purchase of four ADA-accessible replacement buses $1,583,954 
Skamania County Senior Services Skamania, Klickitat, Clark, Hood River, Multnomah Sustains dial-a-ride services for the general public, elderly and disabled populations $280,683 
Skamania County Senior Services Skamania, Clark Sustains deviated fixed route services for the general public and disadvantaged populations $182,720 
Skamania County Senior Services Skamania, Klickitat, Clark, Hood River, Multnomah
Provides support for the purchase of two ADA-accessible replacement vehicles for demand response services
$96,915 
Sound Generations King Sustains the Hyde Shuttles, a community-based paratransit service in King County $1,769,658 
Special Mobility Services Spokane Sustains the Deer Park dial-a-ride and deviated fixed route services $439,665 
Special Mobility Services Pend Oreille Sustains the Newport community deviated fixed-route shuttle $243,000 
Special Mobility Services Lincoln, Adams Sustains the Davenport community and Ritzville community deviated fixed route shuttles $381,251 
Special Mobility Services Spokane Expands the Deer Park community deviated fixed-route shuttle $119,234 
Spokane Tribe of Indians Spokane, Stevens Sustains the Moccasin Express general fixed-route operating services $750,000 
Spokane Tribe of Indians Spokane, Stevens Provides support for the purchase of two replacement vehicles for the Moccasin Express $115,086 
Squaxin Island Tribe Mason, Grays Harbor, Thurston Sustains operating assistance for Squaxin Transit deviated fixed-route services $199,500 
Stanwood Community and Senior Center Snohomish, Island, Skagit Provides support for North SnoCo Transportation Coalition assessment, planning and coordination study $50,000 
Thurston Regional Planning Council Thurston, Grays Harbor, Lewis Sustains ruralTransit route-deviated/on-demand services for the general public and people with disabilities $1,268,400 
Tri County Economic Development District Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille Provides support for a regional mobility/ veterans service coordinator $141,698 
Twin Transit Lewis Sustains fixed route and paratransit services in Centralia and Chehalis $1,439,222 
United Way of Pierce County Pierce Provides support for South Sound 2-1-1 Transportation Resource Center $225,348 
Valley Transit Walla Walla Provides support for development of a transit network plan $50,000 
Wahkiakum County Health and Human Resources Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Pacific Sustains rural routes for the general public in Wahkiakum County with connections from Pacific County to Cowlitz County $595,800 
Whatcom Council of Governments Whatcom Provides mobility management support for seniors and youth $210,000 
Whatcom Transportation Authority Whatcom Provides support for mobility management for fixed-route services for seniors and people with disabilities $138,748 
Workforce Snohomish Snohomish Provides mobility management support for the Snohomish County Transportation Coalition $184,632 
Yakima Transit Yakima, Kittitas Sustains the Yakima-Ellensburg commuter service $472,373 
Yakima Valley Conference of Governments Yakima Provides support for the Yakima County regional transit feasibility study $50,000 

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