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Public Transportation - Department of Transportation

The Public Transportation program is responsible for developing, implementing and managing strategies, initiatives, and policies to bring innovation and new choices into the transportation system. These choices include sharing a ride, catching a bus, walking, riding a bicycle and using other transportation options eliminating the need to drive alone. The program provides training, administrative, financial and technical assistance to local jurisdictions, non-profit, tribes and other public transportation agencies. The oversight responsibility includes multiple grant programs such as Commute Trip Reduction, Vanpool/Rideshare, Regional Mobility, Rural Mobility, Special Needs, Intercity Bus Programs and other transit projects. The provided services use state and federal funds to reach rural communities, the elderly and persons with disabilities. The Public Transportation program plays a key role in multimodal integration, providing connection and reducing congestion throughout the state.
Request 244,804,000
Net change from current biennium 155,024,274 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 172.7% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Multimodal Transportation Account - Federal 1,257,500 1,538,737 565,226 1,747,000 1,827,000
Multimodal Transportation Account - Private/Local 50,000 50,000
Multimodal Transportation Account - State 34,032,985 27,682,897 14,148,774 48,513,000 60,615,000
State Vehicle Parking Account - State 288,307 284,235 108,909 410,000 344,000
Regional Mobility Grant Program Account - State 29,813,353 17,429,272 12,645,432 23,034,000 75,991,000
Rural Mobility Grant Program Account - State 11,793,654 12,043,752 3,332,492 12,723,000 19,500,000
Annual Total 77,185,800 58,978,893 30,800,833 86,477,000 158,327,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
46,388,962 51.0% (47,621,834) (34.7%) 155,024,274 172.7%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 26.8 26.4 26.8 22.6 26.8