Hood River County Transportation

District Special Transportation Fund Advisory Committee Meeting 

The next STFAC Meeting will be held in July/August 2019 after the completion of the Transportation Innovations Project.   

The STFAC will review the project outcomes, and use the relevant information to finalize the planning process for the Coordinated Human Services Plan Update.

Please check back in Junefor the finalized date.



Special Transportation Fund Advisory Committee (STFAC)

The Special Transportation Fund Advisory Committee (STFAC) is appointed by the Hood River County Transportation District (HRCTD) Board of Directors to advise HRCTD by making informed recommendations about the use and grant applications of monies funded by the State of Oregon’s Special Transportation Fund (STF) and the Federal Transit Administration’s Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities - Section 5310 in Hood River County. Hood River County has received about $67,000/year in STF formula funds and has typically received some funding each year for capital and other projects.

The STFAC Member roster was updated this past year.  Current members include:

  • Beth Boyce - Rider & Disability Advocate
  • Rita Rathkey - Opportunity Connections Disability Representative
  • Brittany Wilson - VOA Transportation Provider Representative
  • Fran Finney - Rider & Aging in the Gorge Representative
  • Elke Towey - Medicare Transportation Provider CCO Representative
  • Amy Mallett - Hood River Adult Center

At their March 5, 2019 meeting, the committee made recommendations for the HRCTD STF Formula and 5310 Discretionary grants which are to be submitted by March 14, 2019.

The next scheduled meeting of the committee will be in May/June to finalize the planning process for the Coordinated Human Services Plan.   

All meeting are held in the HRCTD Board Meeting Room at 224 Wasco Loop.  The meeting room is ADA accessible.  CAT can make accommodations for hearing or sight impaired individuals to attend the meeting.  Please notify CAT of your needs at least 24 hours in advance.