Special Needs Transportation Funding

Special needs transportation serves seniors, people with disabilities, people with low income, and youth.

PSRC recommends regional priorities for special needs transportation projects seeking Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Consolidated Grant funds in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties (Kitsap is prioritized by Peninsula RTPO).


2019-2021 WSDOT Consolidated Grant Schedule for the PSRC Region


Flowchart for special needs transportation funding process

WSDOT Consolidated Grant Program

WSDOT has awarded the Consolidated Grant projects to be funded for the 2019-2021 biennium, with an opportunity for some projects to be funded for two biennia (through June 30, 2023). View the timeline for the 2019-2021 WSDOT Consolidated Grant process for the PSRC region.

Please see the WSDOT Consolidated Grant website for details. For more information, contact WSDOT's Community Liaisons:
  - King County: Monica Ghosh (ghoshmo@wsdot.wa.gov | 360-810-0131)
  - Pierce County: Ryan Warner(warnerRy@wsdot.wa.gov | 360-705-6918)
  - Snohomish County: Stacy Clauson (clausos@wsdot.wa.gov | 360-788-7413)


Thanks for submitting applications for 2019-2021 Consolidated Grant.

The deadline for application submission was on September 14, 2018. Applications are available here.


Projects Awarded for Funding

WSDOT announced the 2019-21 Consolidated Grant funding awards to projects provided a regional priority ranking by PSRC’s Executive Board in December 2018.  

The final list of projects funded through the WSDOT Consolidated Grant from PSRC region can be found here.

Special Needs Planning in the Region

The Special Needs Transportation Committee advises the Transportation Operators Committee on special needs transportation, including updates to the region’s Coordinated Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan and prioritization of projects in the region for funding through the WSDOT Consolidated Grant competition.

Active local coalitions with county-specific plans and needs assessments include the King County Mobility Coalition, the Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition and the Snohomish County Transportation Coalition.