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B. TOD SIP Implementation Program Funding

Program Description
Metro will fund Planning Studies located within a ½ mile radius of a WSAB station. Please note that local jurisdictions can be awarded up to $200,000 total for (B) Implementation Program Funding and (C) Grant Matching Funds.

Program Timeline

  • Every 6 months a new funding round is opened and advertised, and applications are processed
  • Program funding available for a 3-year period
  • Projects must be completed within a 3-year period

Application Process

  • Complete the Section B intake form: For Planning Projects: Questions1-9
  • Submit to
  • Intake form evaluated by Metro Staff. Forms using a “pass” or “fail” method based on completeness, readiness and consistency with WSAB TOD SIP categories
  • “Passing” applicants then complete an application detailing how the planning study will impact the applicant’s jurisdiction
  • Jurisdictions that complete one or more applications will be evaluated based on the following top three weighted criteria:
    1. Project Readiness (Scope, budget, schedule and projected start/end date)
    2. Project Staff Commitment (City dedicated staff or another contract staff/agency)
    3. Project Location within Metro’s Equity Focus Communities boundaries
  • If selected, a Metro full funding agreement is enacted.

Round 1

April 14: Round 1 Program initiated, intake form and supporting materials available on website.
August 31: Intake forms due.