The WSTA Legislative Priorities are agreed and approved on by the WSTA Board of Directors.
Priorities WSTA will Actively Seek:
Priorities WSTA will Support in Partnership:
WSTA's Advocacy Team in consultation of the Legislative Committee and partnership with mobility advocates monitors hundreds of bills impacting transit. The list above is not inclusive or exclusive however reflect certain bills of importance. If you have a question regarding a certain bill not listed please contact WSTA Executive Director, Justin D. Leighton.
WSTA Transportation Budget Comparison Document: Download HERE
This Document outlines the various proposed budget by the Governor, House, and Senate as it compares to the Final Approved Transportation Budget.
Transit Funding Quick Glance:
|Regional Mobility Grant||$96,630,000||$101,786,000||$56,300,000|
|Rural Mobility Grant||$32,223,000||$32,223,000||$20,400,000|
|Vanpool Investment Program||$10,290,000||$10,702,000||$7,000,000|
|Tiered List (Package)||$28,048,000||$20,891,000||$13,900,000|
|Coordination Grants (PS only)||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$1,000,000|
|Green Transportation Grant Program*NEW||$12,000,000||N/A||N/A|
WSDOT Regional Mobility & Tiered List Tracking Document: Download Here
WSDOT Consolidated Grant Tracking Document: Not Yet Available
Other Helpful links to see proposed budgets and legislation, and monitor committee schedules:
WSTA 2018 Priority Bills:
2017-2019 Supplemental Transportation Budget Links:
2017 WSTA Legislative Passed Bills
2017 Resources & Links
2017-2019 Transportation Budget Links:
Senate Budget Links: