Seeking input on Skagit Transit and Kitsap Transit projects

Public comment on projects encouraged through July 26

The Puget Sound Regional Council is encouraging people to comment on three projects new to the Regional Transportation Improvement Program. 

The projects are sponsored by Skagit Transit and Kitsap Transit, and would receive $774,575 in PSRC funds.

The public comment period will run from July 5 - 26, 2018. PSRC's Executive Board is scheduled to approve these projects on July 26. 

A total of $356,366 is recommended for two Skagit Transit projects:  $231,669 would be used to expand and replace the agency's vanpool and commuter bus vehicle fleet, and $124,697 would support the agency’s commuter bus operations. 

Skagit Transit primarily serves Skagit County, but receives funding through PSRC because the transit agency provides commuter services to the central Puget Sound region.

The Kitsap Transit project would receive $418,209 in funding for preventative maintenance of the agency's passenger-only ferry service terminals.  Part of the funding will be used for Kitsap Transit’s services in the Bremerton area and part will be used for the agency’s commuter services to the Seattle-Tacoma-Everett area.

The funding is available due to the annual adjustment of Federal Transit Administration funds, which are awarded to the region's transit agencies based on services provided to the region. 

Mail: Puget Sound Regional Council

ATTN: Kelly McGourty

1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500

Seattle, Washington 98104-1035

E-mail: tipcomment@psrc.org

In Person: July 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the beginning of the Transportation Policy Board meeting or July 26 at 10 a.m. at the beginning of the Executive Board meeting. Both meetings will be held at 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104.