Paratransit/Special Needs and Rural Mobility formula grants

Paratransit/Special Needs

Paratransit/Special Needs formula grants assist transit agencies around the state in sustaining and expanding services to persons with disabilities, seniors and children.

Rural Mobility

Rural Mobility formula grants support transit agencies in providing public transportation services in rural and small urban service areas. The funds for these grants are based on sales tax expenditures.

Awards

The table below provides an overview of the just over $60 million awarded to 31 organizations for the 2021-2023 Paratransit/Special Needs and Rural Mobility formula grants.

Organization

Paratransit/Special Needs formula funds

Rural Mobility formula funds

Award

Asotin County PTBA (Asotin County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$55,562

$38,518

$94,080

Ben Franklin Transit (BentonFranklin Public Transportation)

$3,728,981

$0

$3,728,981

Central Transit (City of Ellensburg)

$5,604

$0

$5,604

Clallam Transit System (Clallam County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$611,047

$195,455

$806,502

Columbia County Public Transportation

$317,746

$0

$317,746

Community Transit (Snohomish County Public Transit Benefit Area Corp.)

$2,106,140

$0

$2,106,140

C-TRAN (Clark County Public Transit Agency)

$3,323,518

$0

$3,323,518

Everett Transit

$1,643,675

$0

$1,643,675

Garfield County Transportation Authority

$66,306

$806

$67,112

Grant Transit Authority (Grant County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$1,220,667

$0

$1,220,667

Grays Harbor Transit (Grays Harbor Transportation Authority)

$630,614

$1,384,093

$2,014,707

Intercity Transit

$2,611,970

$0

$2,611,970

Island Transit (Island County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$1,478,419

$2,986,345

$4,464,764

Jefferson Transit (Jefferson Transit Authority)

$301,338

$554,703

$856,041

King County Metro Transit

$15,675,900

$0

$15,675,900

Kitsap Transit (Kitsap County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority)

$3,123,813

$0

$3,123,813

Link Transit (Chelan Douglas Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$961,028

$0

$961,028

Mason Transit Authority (Mason County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$1,560,910

$2,236,339

$3,797,249

Pacific Transit System (Pacific County Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$133,467

$201,066

$334,533

Pierce Transit (Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corporation)

$3,626,751

$0

$3,626,751

Pullman Transit (City of Pullman)

$233,529

$0

$233,529

RiverCities Transit (City of Longview)

$409,678

$0

$409,678

Selah Transit (City of Selah)

$16,930

$0

$16,930

Skagit Transit (Skagit Transit System)

$1,032,524

$0

$1,032,524

STA (Spokane Transit Authority)

$3,417,426

$0

$3,417,426

TranGO (Okanogan County Transit Authority)

$52,543

$265,870

$318,413

Twin Transit (Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area)

$678,049

$0

$678,049

Union Gap Transit (City of Union Gap)

$44,537

$0

$44,537

Valley Transit

$472,912

$192,555

$665,467

WTA (Whatcom Transportation Authority)

$2,459,938

$0

$2,459,938

Yakima Transit (City of Yakima)

$251,478

$0

$251,478

For more information, contact Susan Garber-Yonts at susan.garber-yonts@wsdot.wa.gov or 206-716-1115, or your local WSDOT Public Transportation community liaison.