Eleven Washington Tribes Awarded $1.69 Million for Transit Services

Lummi Nation transit receives a federal grant to enhance transit service.

Eleven tribes in Washington State will split $1.696 million in federal grants to improve transit service on tribal lands. Secretary Ray LaHood announced the grants at the recent White House Tribal Nations Conference.  Read the text of his remarks in our previous story, “LaHood Announces Grants at White House Tribal Nations Conference.”

Here is the list of awards for Washington state.  FTA has the nationwide list of awards here.

Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, $150,000

Cowlitz Indian Tribe, $175,000

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, $84,357

Kalispel Tribe of Indians, $171,876

Lummi Nation, $315,000

Quinault Indian Nation, $200,000

Skokomish Indian Tribe, $88,788

Snoqualmie Tribe, $160,000

Spokane Tribe of Indians, $75,000

Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, $101,538

The Tulalip Tribes of Washington$175,000