Public Transportation - Regional Mobility Grants

The Regional Mobility Grant supports local efforts to improve connectivity between counties and regional population centers, and reduce transportation delay. This grant is supported exclusively by state funding. Authorization for the Regional Mobility Grant is in RCW 47.66.030. Funded projects include:

  • New transit services
  • Park and ride lots
  • Transportation demand management programs
  • Transit speed and reliability improvements
  • New buses
  • Transit service expansion

WSDOT’s review team is evaluating the 2021-2023 Regional Mobility Grant with anticipated award notices in the spring 2021. Refer to important dates below:

  • March-June 2021 – Notice of award
  • July 1, 2021 – Biennium begins (grantees may incur eligible expenses)
  • July 2021 – Performance measurement plan due

For the 2019-2021 biennium, the Washington State Legislature approved 50 new and continuing Regional Mobility Grant projects across the state.

The table below provides an overview of 2019-2021 Regional Mobility Grant projects in the current Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program (LEAP) List. (Spending plan adjustments on certain projects align with the project list in the 2020 Supplemental Budget.)

Project

Legislative District

2019-21

Ben Franklin Transit: Downtown Pasco Multimodal Hub                    

08, 09, 16

$1,552,000

Ben Franklin Transit: Duportail Multimodal Hub                         

08, 09, 16

$1,357,000

Ben Franklin Transit: West Pasco Multimodal Hub                        

08, 09, 16

$3,207,000

City of Burien: Ambaum Blvd and H Line Transit Pathway Improvements    

34, 36, 37, 43

$10,000,000

City of Kent: Rapid Ride Facility Passenger Amenities & Access Improvements 

05, 11, 33, 47

$1,236,000

City of Longview-RiverCities Transit: Lexington Connector Expansion      

19, 20

$292,000

City of Olympia State Capitol Campus Transportation Demand Management                       

02, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24

$160,000

City of Tukwila: South King County Regional Transportation Demand Management for Centers & Corridors   

11, 33, 47

$160,000

City of Zillah: Teapot Dome Park and Ride Construction                   

15

$664,000

Clark County Public Transportation Benefit Area - C-TRAN: Southbound I-5 Bus on Shoulder              

17, 18, 49

$4,900,000

Community Transit: Swift Bus Rapid Transit Green Line Operating                      

01, 21, 38, 44

$5,000,000

C-TRAN Diesel/Electric Hybrid Vehicle Purchase                         

18

$199,775

Everett, City of-80 Stall Park and Ride Expansion                      

21

$540,025

Grant Transit Moses Lake - Ellensburg Express to Central Washington University               

13

$203,450

Grant Transit Moses Lake - Wenatchee Connector to Wenatchee Valley Community College              

13

$170,430

Intercity Transit Design and Construction - Regional Vanpool Service Center

22

$3,900,000

Intercity Transit Route 612 Express Service Expansion                  

22

$1,049,546

Intercity Transit: High Performance Corridor Service Implementation - Phase 1   

02, 22

$3,084,000

Intercity Transit: Regional Business to Business Vanpool Program       

01, 02, 05, 11, 20, 22, 23

$220,000

Island Co. Public Works: Clinton Park and Ride-to-Ferry Terminal Connection Improvements 

10, 21

$400,000

King County Metro - Park and Ride Efficiency and Access Project        

30, 46, 48

$939,405

King County Metro - Route 245 Corridor Speed and Reliability Improvement

42, 45, 48

$683,156

King County Metro Eastlake Off-Street Layover Facility                  

43

$6,630,231

King County Metro Northgate Transit Center Transit-Oriented Development - Access and Facility Improvements

46

$5,084,936

King County Metro Renton to Auburn Transit Speed, Reliability & Service

11, 47

$3,874,617

King County Metro Route 101 Service Increase: Renton to/from Seattle   

46, 47

$1,459,664

King County Metro Totem Lake/Kirkland to Bellevue/Eastgate Transit Improvements

41, 48

$500,000

King County Metro Transit Speed & Reliability Hot Spot Imp Program     

37

$1,800,000

King County Metro/Sound Transit Link Station Integration               

43

$1,456,000

Kitsap Transit Silverdale Transit Center                                

35

$3,262,232

Kitsap Transit Wheaton Way Transit Center                              

35

$686,429

Klickitat County Mt. Adams Express                                     

14

$543,926

Lake Stevens, City of - US 2 Trestle High-Occupancy Vehicle/Transit Trestle Congestion     

38, 44

$1,822,000

Mason Transit - Park and Ride Development                              

35

$4,082,860

Pierce Transit S/SR 7 Park and Ride/Bus                                

02

$3,988,780

Pierce Transit: Pacific Avenue/SR 7 Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Stations                 

25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

$2,100,000

Pullman Transit  Increasing Capacity                                   

09

$530,000

Seattle Department of Transportation, 23rd Avenue Transit Improvements                          

43

$100,000

Seattle Department of Transportation: Market/45th RapidRide                                     

36, 43, 46

$4,000,000

City of Seattle - Delridge to Burien RapidRide Line                   

34, 37

$8,535,076

Skagit Transit Connector Services Expansion Project                     

39

$639,380

Skagit Transit: Commuter Bus Purchase                                  

10, 39, 40

$1,625,000

Spokane County Commute Trip Reduction Office: Liberty Lake Shuttle                        

04

$113,000

Spokane Transit Authority: Cheney HP Transit Cor. Imp. & Vehicle Acquisition

03, 06

$2,303,000

Spokane Transit Authority - West Plains Transit Center                 

06, 07, 09

$1,000,000

Spokane Transit Monroe/Regal High Performance Transit Corridor Improvements

03, 04

$2,000,000

Spokane Transit Spokane Falls Community Transit Transit Station                       

03, 04

$1,934,953

Spokane Transit Upriver Transit Center                                 

04

$2,779,202

Wahkiakum County Health & Human Service Regional Mobility Expand Service

19

$222,000

WSDOT - SR 525 Pedestrian & Traffic Improvements                     

21

$1,730,192

 

 

$104,721,265

    For more information contact Allyson Ruppenthal, allyson.ruppenthal@wsdot.wa.gov or 360-791-5613, or your local WSDOT Public Transportation Community Liaison.