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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 2,686,000
Net change from current biennium 362,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 15.6% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
2,324,000 Motor Vehicle Account - State 2,129,962 2,324,000 2,686,000
271,000 271,000 SR #520 Corridor Account - State
Multimodal Transportation Account - State 442,496
158,000 158,000 Tacoma Narrows Toll Bridge Account - State
136,000 136,000 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Pro - State
410,000 410,000 I-405 and SR-167 Express Toll Lanes - State
3,299,000 975,000 Total Appropriated Funds 2,572,458 2,324,000 2,686,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,579,711 1,263,295 521,198 1,341,000 1,345,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
71,019 2.8% (787,964) (30.6%) 901,507 50.5%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 6.3 6.1 6.2 10.7 10.7