What funding sources are available to TBDs?

Funding is available based on voter approval.

Without voter approval:

  • Annual vehicle fee up to $20. This fee is collected at the time of vehicle renewal and cannot be used to fund passenger-only ferry service improvements.
  • Transportation impact fees on commercial and industrial buildings. Residential buildings are excluded. In addition, a county or city must provide a credit for a commercial or industrial transportation impact if the respective county or city has already imposed a transportation impact fee.

With voter approval:

  • Property taxes: a one-year excess levy or an excess levy for capital purposes
  • Up to 0.2 percent sales and use tax
  • Up to $100 total annual vehicle fee per vehicle registered in the district
  • Vehicle tolls

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1. What is the University Place Transportation Benefit District (UPTBD)?
2. Who runs the UPTBD?
3. What other cities have established or are considering a Transportation Benefit District (TBD)?
4. What funding sources are available to TBDs?
5. Why did the UPTBD implement a $20 VLF without voter approval?
6. How is University Place's TBD spending my $20?
7. Where can I call to update the address on my vehicle registration or ask questions about emissions testing, vehicle license renewal or any other question related to vehicle licensing?