Pierce Transit breaks ground on Spanaway Transit Center.

Funded jointly by WSDOT and the FTA, $3 million in federal support was championed by Representative Marilyn Strickland and Senator Maria Cantwell. Both attended the groundbreaking event, speaking of their ongoing support of transit and the importance of facilitating connections within our communities. Other dignitaries in attendance, some of whom took to the podium to support transit, included Senator T’wina Nobles; Representatives Jake Fey, Dan Bronoske and Mari Leavitt; Pierce County Councilmembers Marty Campbell and Amy Cruver; WSDOT Olympic Region Administration Steve Roark; Sound Transit CEO Julie Timm and Joint Base Lewis-McChord Lieutenant Colonel James Bloom.