Public Transportation - Regional Mobility Grants

The Regional Mobility Grant program provides funding to local agencies for public transportation projects that improve the connectivity and efficiency of the transportation system. You will find the list of new projects for the 2019-2021 biennium in the table below. Funded projects include:

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

With approximately $96 million in state funding, the Washington State Legislature approved 48 new and continuing Regional Mobility Grant projects across the state for the 2019-2021 biennium.

Approved projects for the 2019-2021 biennium

Organization County/
Counties
Legislative district(s) Project Title Award
Ben Franklin Transit Benton, Franklin 08, 09, 16 West Pasco Multimodal Hub $3,206,721
Ben Franklin Transit Benton, Franklin 08, 09, 16 Duportail Multimodal Hub $1,356,559
Ben Franklin Transit Benton, Franklin 08, 09, 16 Downtown Pasco Multimodal Hub $1,551,958
Burien, City of King 34, 36, 37, 43 Ambaum Blvd and H Line Transit Pathway Improvements $10,000,000
Community Transit Snohomish 01,21, 38, 44 Swift Bus Rapid Transit Green Line Operating/Expansion Service $5,000,000
C-TRAN Clark 17, 18, 49 Southbound I-5 Bus on Shoulder (BOS) $4,900,000
Everett, City of Snohomish 21 80-stall park and ride expansion $500,000
Grant Transit Grant, Kittitas 13 Moses Lake - Ellensburg Express to CWU $203,450
Grant Transit Grant, Douglas, Chelan 13 Moses Lake - Wenatchee Connector to WVC $170,430
Intercity Transit Grays Harbor, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, Thurston 01, 02, 05, 11, 20, 22, 23 Regional Business to Business Vanpool Program $220,000
Intercity Transit Thurston 22 Design and construction: Regional vanpool service center $3,900,000
Intercity Transit Thurston, Pierce 22 Route 612 express service expansion $1,049,546
Intercity Transit Thurston 02, 22 High Performance Corridor Service Implementation - Phase 1 - Martin Way-Harrison Ave $3,084,000
Island County Public Works Island, Snohomish 10, 21 Clinton Park & Ride and SR 525 Sidewalk Improvements – Park and Ride to Ferry Terminal Inter-county connection $400,000
Kent, City of - Public Works King 05, 11, 33, 47 City of Kent Transit Facility Passenger Amenities and Access Improvements for RapidRide $1,235,955
King County Metro King 42, 45, 48 Route 245 corridor speed and reliability improvement $656,000
King County Metro King 43 Eastlake off-street layover facility $6,336,800
King County Metro King 46 Northgate Transit Center TOD: access and facility improvement $4,512,063
King County Metro King 11, 47 Renton to Auburn transit speed, reliability and service $3,496,000
King County Metro King 46, 47 Route 101 service increase: Renton to/from Seattle $1,459,664
King County Metro King 41, 48 Totem Lake/Kirkland to Bellevue/Eastgate transit improvement $500,000
King County Metro King 37 Speed and reliability hot spot improvement program $1,400,000
King County Metro King 30, 46, 48 Park and Ride efficiency and access project $100,000
King County Metro/Sound Transit King 43 Link station integration $1,456,000
Kitsap Transit Kitsap 35 Silverdale Transit Center $1,700,000
Kitsap Transit Kitsap 35 Wheaton Way Transit Center $2,000,000
Klickitat County Klickitat 14 Mt. Adams Express $320,000
Lake Stevens, City of Snohomish 38, 44 US 2 trestle HOV/transit trestle congestion $1,603,360
Mason Transit Mason 35 Park and Ride development $2,701,201
Olympia, City of Thurston 02, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24 I-5/US 101 Practical Solutions: State Capitol Campus Transportation Demand Management - Mobile Work $160,000
Pierce Transit Pierce 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 Pacific Avenue/ SR 7 Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Stations $2,100,000
Pierce Transit Pierce 2 S/SR 7 Park and Ride/Bus $3,875,000
Pullman Transit Whitman 9 Increasing capacity $530,000
RiverCities Transit Cowlitz 19, 20 Lexington Connector Expansion Project $292,000
Seattle, City of King 36, 43, 46 Market/45th Transit Corridor $4,000,000
Seattle, City of King 34, 37 Delridge to Burien RapidRide line $5,000,000
Skagit Transit Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish 10, 39, 40 Skagit Transit Commuter Bus Purchase $1,625,000
Skagit Transit Skagit 39 Connector Services Expansion Project $639,380
Spokane County CTR Office Spokane 4 Liberty Lake Shuttle Service $112,600
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 03, 04 Monroe/Regal High Performance Transit (HPT) corridor improvement $2,000,000
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 03, 04 Spokane Falls Community College Transit Station $1,934,953
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 04 Upriver Transit Center $2,779,202
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 06, 07, 09 West Plains Transit Center $1,000,000
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane 03, 06 Cheney High Performance Transit (HPT) Line and Double Decker Bus Purchase $2,303,000
Tukwila, City of King 11, 33, 47 South King County Regional TDM for Centers and Corridors $160,000
Wahkiakum County Health & Human Service Wahkiakum 19 Regional mobility service expansion $222,000
WSDOT SR 525 Snohomish 21 Pedestrian and traffic improvements $1,771,620
Zillah, City of Yakima 15 Teapot Dome Park and Ride $664,000
Total $96,188,462

Authorization for the Regional Mobility Grant program is supported in statute by RCW 47.66.030.

For more information: Stacy Wyman, wymans@wsdot.wa.gov or 360-705-7248