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Transportation Commission

RCW 47.01

The Transportation Commission represents the public interest in the long term planning, financing, and delivery of statewide transportation systems and services. The commission conducts extensive public outreach activities, identifies and makes recommendations on transportation funding and policy needs to the Legislature and the Governor, and approves public/private partnership projects submitted by the state’s innovative partnerships program. The commission also develops the Washington State Transportation Plan, serves as the state’s tolling authority, and sets ferry fares and highway/bridge tolls.

Agency Mission

The Washington State Transportation Commission represents the public’s interest in the areas of transportation policy development, long term transportation planning, financing of the transportation system, and service delivery.
Request 2,856,000
Net change from current biennium 103,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 3.7% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
2,291,000 Motor Vehicle Account - State 2,390,312 2,291,000 2,744,000
462,000 Multimodal Transportation Account - State 111,127 462,000 112,000
2,753,000 Total Appropriated Funds 2,501,439 2,753,000 2,856,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,290,630 992,746 620,900 1,422,000 1,434,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
(857,254) (25.5%) (887,793) (35.5%) 1,242,354 77.0%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 6.7 6.3 6.3 9.7 9.7