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Department of Transportation

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 7,298.8 0 7,385,930 7,385,930
2021-23 Maintenance Level 4,906.9 0 2,119,208 2,119,208
Difference from 2019-21 (2,391.9) 0 (5,266,722) (5,266,722)
% Change from 2019-21 (32.8%) 0.0% (71.3%) (71.3%)

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

SR 520 Bridge Insurance 0.0 0 1,516 1,516
Preserve Transpo Infrastructure 0.0 0 567,994 567,994
IT: Mobility & Telework 0.0 0 2,935 2,935
IT: Software License Costs 0.0 0 5,577 5,577
Propel/WSDOT Support of OneWA 29.0 0 8,546 8,546
Facility Maintenance Costs 3.0 0 2,400 2,400
Capital Projects 2,393.8 0 5,324,484 5,324,484
Reduce Projects - Preservation/Fish 0.0 0 (1,019,000) (1,019,000)
EV Education & Outreach 0.0 0 1,500 1,500
Low Income Transportation Pilot 0.0 0 1,200 1,200
Third Party Damages 0.0 0 5,816 5,816
Materials Cost Increase 0.0 0 8,290 8,290
National Highway Freight Program 0.0 0 23,358 23,358
Stabilizing Construction Workforce 0.0 0 1,000 1,000
State Route 167 Master Plan 0.0 0 2,879 2,879
Vehicle Miles Traveled Update 0.0 0 500 500
Green Transportation Expansion 0.0 0 15,000 15,000
Regional Mobility Grant Expansion 0.0 0 5,000 5,000
Telework Technical Assistance 0.0 0 350 350
First-Last Mile TDM Pilot Program 0.0 0 800 800
Hybrid Olympic Vessel 0.0 0 93,700 93,700
Materials for Olympic Vessel 0.0 0 18,000 18,000
Hybrid Conversion MV Tacoma 0.0 0 28,500 28,500
Terminal Charging 0.0 0 50,000 50,000
Non-Routine Maintenance 0.0 0 7,082 7,082
WSF Jones Act Claims 0.0 0 631 631
WSF Ongoing Operating Costs 9.7 0 7,162 7,162
WSF Marine Insurance Increase 0.0 0 409 409
New Employee Training 0.0 0 3,500 3,500
Ultra-High Speed Rail 0.0 0 3,250 3,250
Active Transportation Expansion 0.0 0 20,000 20,000
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 2,435.5 0 5,192,379 5,192,379

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 0 747 747
State Employee Benefits 0.0 0 (270) (270)
WFSE General Government 0.0 0 (15,467) (15,467)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 0 (8,445) (8,445)
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 0 (1,516) (1,516)
PTE Local 17 General Government 0.0 0 (2,578) (2,578)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 0 (5,932) (5,932)
Juneteenth State Holiday 0.0 0 808 808
WSF Inland Boatmen's Union 0.0 0 (2,798) (2,798)
WSF Master Mates/Pilots - Mates 0.0 0 112 112
WSF Metal Trades 0.0 0 (130) (130)
WSF Carpenters 0.0 0 (156) (156)
WSF Office/Professional Intrn'l 0.0 0 (344) (344)
WSF Ferry Agents/Supvrs/Project Adm 0.0 0 (344) (344)
WSF Service Employees Intrn'l 6 0.0 0 (24) (24)
WSF Master Mates/Pilots-Watch Spvrs 0.0 0 (150) (150)
WSF Marine Engineers-Port Engineers 0.0 0 (84) (84)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 0 (36,571) (36,571)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 0 86 86
Audit Services 0.0 0 (36) (36)
Legal Services 0.0 0 (451) (451)
Administrative Hearings 0.0 0 (4) (4)
CTS Central Services 0.0 0 3,346 3,346
DES Central Services 0.0 0 495 495
OFM Central Services 0.0 0 9,030 9,030
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 0 11,667 11,667
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 0 24,133 24,133
Total Policy Changes 2,435.5 0 5,179,941 5,179,941
2021-23 Policy Level 7,342.4 0 7,299,149 7,299,149
Difference from 2019-21 43.6 0 (86,781) (86,781)
% Change from 2019-21 0.60% 0.0% (1.2%) (1.2%)

Policy Changes

SR 520 Bridge Insurance

Funding is provided for increased costs of procuring insurance for the SR 520 bridge. (SR #520 Corridor Account - State)

Pension Adjustments, nonrate

This funds the potential impact of Department of Retirement Systems request legislation on pension service credit and benefit calculation. It will prevent budget reductions such as temporary layoffs from negatively affecting employee retirement benefits. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State, Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State, other funds)

State Employee Benefits

Health insurance funding is provided for state employees who are not represented by a union, who are covered by a bargaining agreement that is not subject to financial feasibility determination, or who are not part of the coalition of unions for health benefits. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Tacoma Narrows Toll Bridge Account - State, SR #520 Corridor Account - State, Aeronautics Account - State, other funds)

WFSE General Government

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Transportation Partnership Account - State, Aeronautics Account - State, Transportation 2003 Acct (Nickel A) - State, other funds)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (Aeronautics Account - State, SR #520 Corridor Account - State, Tacoma Narrows Toll Bridge Account - State, other funds)

Rep Employee Health Benefits

This provides health insurance funding for the master agreement for employee benefits as part of a coalition of unions. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (SR 520 Civil Penalties Account - State, Aeronautics Account - State, Transportation 2003 Acct (Nickel A) - State, other funds)

PTE Local 17 General Government

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Aeronautics Account - State, SR 520 Civil Penalties Account - State, Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State, other funds)

Non-Rep General Wage Increase

This reflects savings from the cancellation of the July 1, 2020 general wage increase for some non-represented, non-classified employees. (I-405 and SR-167 Express Toll Lanes - State, Tacoma Narrows Toll Bridge Account - State, Aeronautics Account - State, other funds)

Preserve Transpo Infrastructure

Funding is provided for the preservation of the transportation system. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Connecting WA account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State, other funds)

IT: Mobility & Telework

Funding will support the replacement of hardware, mobility and telework solutions to prevent the disruption of operations in the event of large scale disasters, such as COVID-19. This funding ensures the department's continuity of operations. (Motor Vehicle Account - State)

IT: Software License Costs

Funding is provided for increased costs of software licenses and equipment maintenance agreements, which support all department-wide project deliveries, program activities and business operations. (Motor Vehicle Account - State)

Propel/WSDOT Support of OneWA

Funding is provided for the replacement of TRAINS, WSDOT's core financial system, with the One Washington program in July 2023, including the department's Project Propel to provide critical resources necessary to support the transition. (Motor Vehicle Account - State)

Facility Maintenance Costs

Funding is provided for maintenance costs of the new Olympic Region maintenance and administrative facility and the renovated Northwest Region administration facility. (Motor Vehicle Account - State)

Capital Projects

Funding is provided for engineering and technical assistance for local projects detailed in the TEIS List. (Motor Vehicle Account - Federal, Connecting WA account - Trust, Connecting WA account - Bonds, other funds)

Reduce Projects - Preservation/Fish

This reduction of projects is needed to fully fund fish culverts and preservation needs of the transportation system. (Connecting WA account - Bonds, Connecting WA account - State 520 Toll, Connecting WA account - Trust)

EV Education & Outreach

This funding is provided for expanded outreach and educational resources on electric vehicle (EV) incentives to low-income communities. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Low Income Transportation Pilot

Funding is reappropriated for continued implemention of a clean fuel car share pilot in low-income communities not currently served with transit options. The pilot was delayed due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Third Party Damages

Funding is provided to repair damages to highways caused by known and unknown third parties. (Motor Vehicle Account - State)

Materials Cost Increase

Funding is provided for the increased cost of highway maintenance materials. (Motor Vehicle Account - State)

Juneteenth State Holiday

This funding is necessary to implement a new state holiday of Juneteeth, based on the cost of backfilling positions that require coverage at all times. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State, I-405 and SR-167 Express Toll Lanes - State)

National Highway Freight Program

Additional federal funding is provided from the extension of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, to be used for the National Highway Freight System. (Motor Vehicle Account - Federal)

Stabilizing Construction Workforce

Funding is provided for the Pre-Apprenticeship & Supportive Services (PASS) grant program to increase the number of individuals prepared to work in the heavy construction labor force. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State)

State Route 167 Master Plan

Funding is provided to complete the State Route 167 master plan. (I-405 and SR-167 Express Toll Lanes - State)

Vehicle Miles Traveled Update

Funds are provided for WSDOT to partner with the Department of Commerce in developing statewide vehicle miles traveled (VMT) targets and a process for developing geography-specific VMT targets based on the statewide VMT targets. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Labor and Industries for workers’ compensation (Motor Vehicle Account - State, Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of state government audits from the State Auditor’s Office (Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State)

Legal Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's anticipated share of legal service charges from the Attorney General’s Office (Motor Vehicle Account - State, Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Administrative Hearings

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated share of administrative hears from the Office of Administrative Hearings (Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State)

CTS Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from Consolidated Technology Services (CTS) for the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of Cyber Security, state network, enterprise services, small agency IT services, security gateways, and geospatial imaging services (Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State)

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications (Multimodal Transportation Account - State, Motor Vehicle Account - State)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) for statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other OFM central services (Motor Vehicle Account - State, Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Self-Insurance Liability Premium

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's share of actuarily projected costs of the Self-Insurance Liability Account. This includes adjustments to existing funding levels as well as enhancements for anticipated liabilities in the 2021-23 biennium. (Motor Vehicle Account - State, Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Green Transportation Expansion

This funding expands the green transportation grant program. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Regional Mobility Grant Expansion

Funding is provided to expand the existing Regional Mobility grant program. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Telework Technical Assistance

Funding is provided for the Telework Assistance pilot program. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

First-Last Mile TDM Pilot Program

This item will continue a first-last mile Transportation Demand Management (TDM) pilot program in the 2021-23 biennium. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Hybrid Olympic Vessel

Funding is provided for a second hybrid Olympic class vessel. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Materials for Olympic Vessel

Funding is provided for long lead materials for a third Olympic class vessel. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Hybrid Conversion MV Tacoma

This item funds the hybrid electric conversion of the MV Tacoma. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Terminal Charging

Funds is provided for terminal charging infrastructure at three terminals. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Non-Routine Maintenance

Additional federal spending authority is provided for non-routine maintenance of ferry vessels. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - Federal)

WSF Jones Act Claims

Funds are provided for claim costs related to the federal Jones Act. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Ongoing Operating Costs

Funding is provided for fall restraint training, marine evacuation slide training, and U.S. Coast Guard training for navigation equipment. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Marine Insurance Increase

Funding is adjusted for the increase in insurance premiums for Washington State Ferries. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

New Employee Training

Funding is provided for new employee training for ferry vessel crews. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Inland Boatmen's Union

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Master Mates/Pilots - Mates

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Metal Trades

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Carpenters

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Office/Professional Intrn'l

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Ferry Agents/Supvrs/Project Adm

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Service Employees Intrn'l 6

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Master Mates/Pilots-Watch Spvrs

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

WSF Marine Engineers-Port Engineers

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Puget Sound Ferry Operations Acct - State)

Ultra-High Speed Rail

Funding is provided for the development of an ultra-high speed rail governance group within the Cascadia corridor. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)

Active Transportation Expansion

These funds expand the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grants program and Safe Routes to School program. (Multimodal Transportation Account - State)