Capital Needs of Public Transit Systems
ESSB 6106, Sec 204(6) directs the Joint Transportation Committee to conduct a study of the capital needs of the 31 public transportation systems operated by public transportation benefit areas, metropolitan municipal corporations, cities, counties and county transportation authorities. The study will examine vehicle fleets as well as facilities such as park-and-rides, maintenance facilities and transit centers and will include an assessment of potential revenue sources to address future capital needs. The Washington State Transit Association and WSDOT will provide technical support to the study. A final report is due on March 1, 2019.
JTC Staff: Paul Neal, Dave Catterson
HTC and STC Staff: Hayley Gamble; David Munnecke
Report due date: March 1, 2019
City Transportation Funding
ESSB 6106, Sec 204(5) directs the Joint Transportation Committee to conduct a study to assess the current state of city transportation funding, identify emerging issues, and recommend funding sources to meet current and future needs. A Stakeholder Panel will participate in the study, including representatives of cities, WSDOT, transportation planning organizations and TIB. WSDOT and the Association of Washington Cities will provide technical support to the study. A final report is due on June 30, 2019.
JTC Staff: Dave Catterson, Paul Neal
HTC and STC Staff: Bryon Moore
Report due date: June 30, 2019