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Monday, December 26, 2016
PSRC seeks Public Input about Special Needs Transportation Projects
RantWoman reprints verbatim a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Council about PSRCseeking public input about the upcoming grant cycle for the Special Needs Transportation Fund and money awarded through the Federal Transit Administration.
RantWoman considers the work of these processes very important and will editorialize separately about her own questions and concerns.
PSRC Seeking Public Comment on Special Needs Transportation Projects
SEATTLE - The Puget Sound Regional Council is inviting public comment on special needs transportation projects recommended for funding.
The projects will become eligible to receive funding through PSRC's Coordinated Grant Program and the Washington State Department of Transportation's Consolidated Grant Program.
Special needs projects provide transportation services to seniors, people with disabilities, and others who have mobility challenges due to age or income to help them get to medical appointments, educational opportunities, jobs, shopping and social interactions.
The list includes 14 projects recommended to receive $4.2 million in funding. There are also 20 project recommended to receive regional priority rankings for the statewide WSDOT Consolidated Grant competition. Final decision on awards for projects on the list will be determined after WSDOT Consolidated Grant awards in the spring of 2017.
Example projects and the amounts recommended include:
Mobility Management King County, Hopelink, $513,056
Beyond the Borders, Pierce County Community Connections, $989,262
Sustain Community Shuttles for Seniors and People with Disabilities in King County, City of Seattle Aging and Disability Services Division, $490,911
The public review and comment period will run until January 26, 2017, when PSRC's Executive Board is scheduled to recommend the projects for funding.
In Person: January 12 at 9:30 a.m. or January 26 at 10 a.m. at PSRC, 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle 98104
PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies, and tribal governments within the region.
This public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the TIP development process will satisfy the Federal Transit Administration's Program of Projects requirements.
Title VI Notice: PSRC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, call 206-587-4819.
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