Specialized Transportation Funding

Specialized transportation serves older adults, people with disabilities, people with low income, youth, and other people with special transportation needs.

2021-2023 WSDOT Consolidated Grant

Washington State Department of Transportation has released the Consolidated Grant call for projects to be funded for the 2021-2023 biennium, with an opportunity for some projects to be funded for two biennia (through June 30, 2025). 

Please see the WSDOT Consolidated Grant website for details.  For more information, contact WSDOT Community Liaisons:

-King and Pierce Counties: Monica Ghosh (Monica.ghosh@wsdot.wa.gov)

-Snohomish County: Marianna Hanefeld (Marianna.hanefeld@wsdot.wa.gov)


Regional Priority Rankings for Projects within the PSRC Region Seeking WSDOT Consolidated Grant Funding

PSRC recommends regional priorities for specialized transportation projects seeking WSDOT Consolidated Grant funds in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.*

* Kitsap County participates in the WSDOT Consolidated Grant regional ranking process through the Peninsula RTPO.


This image shows the schedule for the Consolidated Grant for the PSRC region. For more information call Jean Kim at 206-971-3052 or TTY Relay 711


Call for Projects Materials

Population Density Maps by County

PSRC Project Selection Resource Map

PSRC Regional Priority Ranking Training slides (August 2020)

PSRC Executive Board Approved for Regional Priority Rankings

PSRC’s Special Needs Transportation Committee (SNTC) recommended the rankings at their January 20th, 2021 meeting. The committee submitted their regional recommendations to PSRC’s Transportation Operators Committee, Transportation Policy Board, and Executive Board for approval.

On February 25, 2021, the Executive Board approved regional priority rankings.

All projects and their PSRC-recommended regional priority ranking by PSRC in 2021 are listed here.


Next Steps

WSDOT will announce the final Consolidated Grant funding awards in Spring/Summer of 2021.

For additional information or any questions regarding regional priority ranking process, please contact Jean Kim at jkim@psrc.org.


Special Needs Planning in the Region

The Special Needs Transportation Committee advises the Transportation Operators Committee on specialized transportation funding, including updates to the region’s Coordinated Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan (Coordinated Mobility 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.