81.104.080  <<  81.104.090 >>   81.104.100

Department of transportation responsibilitiesFunding of planning projects.

The department of transportation shall be responsible for distributing amounts appropriated from the *high capacity transportation account, which shall be allocated by the department of transportation based on criteria in subsection (2) of this section. The department shall assemble and participate in a committee comprised of transit agencies eligible to receive funds from the *high capacity transportation account for the purpose of reviewing fund applications.
(1) State *high capacity transportation account funds may provide up to eighty percent matching assistance for high capacity transportation planning efforts.
(2) Authorizations for state funding for high capacity transportation planning projects shall be subject to the following criteria:
(a) Conformance with the designated regional transportation planning organization's regional transportation plan;
(b) Local matching funds;
(c) Demonstration of projected improvement in regional mobility;
(d) Conformance with planning requirements prescribed in RCW 81.104.100, and if five hundred thousand dollars or more in state funding is requested, conformance with the requirements of RCW 81.104.110; and
(e) Establishment, through interlocal agreements, of a joint regional policy committee as defined in RCW 81.104.030 or 81.104.040.
(3) The department of transportation shall provide general review and monitoring of the system and project planning process prescribed in RCW 81.104.100.


*Reviser's note: RCW 47.78.010, the high capacity transportation account, was repealed by 2017 3rd sp.s. c 25 § 39.
Effective datePart headings not lawSeverability1995 c 269: See notes following RCW 18.16.050.
Effective date1993 c 393: See RCW 47.66.900.
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