Jul 27, 2016
Starting Monday, August 1 (and for the next two months) Sound Transit will be repainting the passenger bays at Lynnwood Transit Center. The A Bays will be the first to b...
Jul 25, 2016
Downtown Seattle Paving Work Closing Portions of S. Washington St. Through Friday, July 29 Update [Tuesday, July 26] Commuter Service reroutes that began today due to pav...
Jul 24, 2016
When buses are rerouted due to construction, or when there are major delays to our service, Community Transit sends out electronic alerts. You can sign up for e-alerts by te...
Jul 20, 2016
A parking lot restriping project is taking place at Lynnwood Transit Center the last three weekends in July. July 16-17: Lot A (just south of the bus bays) was repainted. ...
May 17, 2016
18-Month Yesler Bridge Project Begins Monday, May 23: Be Prepared for Reroutes and Stop Closures Starting Monday, May 23, two stops ...
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Community Transit budget documents are provided here to give easy access to important information about agency revenues, expenditures and financial status.
The 2016 Budget was approved by the Board of Directors on December 3, 2015. The outcome of Proposition 1 (the ballot measure to increase sales and use tax to fund expanded transit service), was still unknown during the budget's preparation, so it is based on existing revenue sources to make sure expenditures are covered by revenue sources already in place.
An amended 2016 Budget was presented on May 5, 2016 to the Board of Directors. It accounts for the new revenue stream Proposition 1 will bring, as well as outline major service increases for September 2016.
Previous years' financial documents are available below.
Community Transit's primary funding comes from a voter-approved 0.9 percent sales tax within our service district. That’s 9 cents of every $10 taxable purchase that comes to Community Transit.
Sales tax revenue usually accounts for 65 to 70 percent of Community Transit’s operating budget. Rider fares account for about 20-25 percent of the operating budget, and grants, advertising and interest make up the remainder of operating revenues.