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    Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Democrats Delivering

for

   Washington

Prepared by WA 23rd LD Democrats, 12 November 2021


    REPAIR & REBUILD ROADS & BRIDGES

• With focus on climate change mitigation, resilience, equity & safety for all users including cyclists & pedestrians

• WA has 416 bridges and 5,469 miles of road in poor condition • Per formula, Washington would get over five years

$4.7B for Federal-aid Highway Apportioned programs $605M for Bridge Replacement & Repairs

     • WA may compete for add’l $

12.5B for economically significant $16B for projects that bring economic benefits to

 bridges and communities


   IMPROVE HEALTHY, SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

• 17% of Washington’s trains and transit vehicles in state are past useful life.

• Non-white households are 1.7 times more likely to commute by public transport

• Per formula, Washington would get over five years

$1.79 B to improve public transportation options

  

   BUILD EV CHARGER NETWORK FOR LONG-DISTANCE TRAVEL & LOCAL CONVENIENCE

• US market share of plug-in vehicles is 1/3 size of China’s - Bill spends $7.5B to build out national network

• Per formula, Washington would get over five years $71M to expand EV charging

   • WA has opportunity for

$2.5B in additional grants.


   HELP CONNECT EVERY AMERICAN TO RELIABLE HIGH- SPEED INTERNET

• 8.8% of WA households have no internet subscriptions

• 8.5% of WA households live in areas without broadband

infrastructure

• Per formula, Washington would get over five years

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- 1.4 million low-income people [19% of state]

to be eligible for Affordable Connectivity Benefits

  $100M to provide broadband coverage to 241,000 residents

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