Joint Transportation Committee

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Workgroup on Distribution of Federal Funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)

​​​​​​The 2022 supplemental transportation budget (ESSB 5689, Sec 204 (12)) directs the Joint Transportation Committee to convene a work group to develop recommendations to the committee on the distribution of federal-aid highway formula program funding from the I​nfrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to state and local government in future biennia. In addition to the executive committee of the JTC the work group shall include the Governor's staff​ from the Office of Financial Management as well as one representative of each of the following:

  • the Washington State Association of Counties;​
  • Metropolitan Planning Organizations;
  • Regional Transportation Planning Organizations:
  • the Association of Washington Cities;
  • Tribes;
  • the Washington State Department of Transportation;
  • the Washington Public Ports Association; and
  • the Washington State Transit Association.
WSDOT staff are to provide technical overviews, information and updates on federal requirements and guidance. 

Schedule of meetings (subject to change):
June 8, 2022  (9:00 am-12:15 pm)
via videoconference and streamed on TVW​ (click for link)​   
Agenda    
IIJA Overview​     

July 8, 2022  (9:30 am-12:00 pm)  
SeaTac Airport Conference Center    

July 15, 2022  (12:30 pm- 2:30 pm)
Seatac Airport Conference Center 

​​Roster of members:

​​​​Member Organization
​Representative Jake Fey​
House Transportation Committee
Representative Andrew BarkisHouse Transportation Committee
​Senator Marko LiiasSenate Transportation Committee
Senator Curtis King
Senate Transportation Committee
Councilmember Ryan Mello, Pierce CountyWashington State Association of Counties
​Mayor Cassie Franklin, EverettMetropolitan Planning Organizations
Mayor Kevin Freeman, MillwoodRegional Transportation Planning Organizations
​Mayor Rob Putaansuu, Port OrchardAssociation of Washington Cities
Chairman Leonard Forsman, Suquamish Tribe​
Tribes
Secretary Roger MillarWashington State Department of Transportation
Debbie Driver, Senior Policy AdvisorOffice of the Governor
Erik Hansen, Senior Budget AssistantOffice of Financial Management
Commissioner Michael Fredrickson, Port of Walla Walla​
Washington Public Ports Association
​Justin Leighton, Executive DirectorWashington State Transit Association
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Background:
2022 Budget Proviso    
2016 Memo - Fast Act Advisory Committee​     

IIJA Transportation Program Summaries:  
Bridge Formula    ​
Carbon Reduction (CRP)   

National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI)
National Highway Freight Program (NHFP)
National Highway Performance Program (NHPP)
Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation Program (PROTECT)
Statewide and Nonmetropolitan Planning (SPR)
Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG)
Transportation Alternatives (TA)-STBG set-aside​     


Public Comment

​Please submit via email to
fedfundsworkgroup@leg.wa.gov.​​