Since July 2022, the Umatilla County Transportation Advisory Committee (UCTAC) has been in place. The UCTAC replaced the STF and STIF Advisory Committees following Oregon Administrative Rule 732-040-0035, which consolidated the STF and STIF funds.
The Committee is responsible for advising and assisting the Umatilla County Board of Commissioners in carrying out the purpose of STIF funds effective July 1, 2023. The 2023-2025 STIF project selections are reviewed by ODOT in December 2022.
STIF funds public transportation projects and projects specific to disabled persons and senior citizens.
Special Transportation Fund (STF)
The Special Transportation Fund (STF) was created in 1985 by the Oregon Legislature. The STF was originally funded with a $.01 per pack cigarette tax. In 1989, this tax was raised to $.02. Today, the cigarette tax revenue, as well as excess revenue earned from sales of photo ID Cards and other funds from Oregon Department of Transportation. Originally, the law identified 33 transit districts or counties as eligible to receive the STF moneys...
Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund (STIF)
With the passage of House Bill 2017, Keep Oregon Moving, the Oregon Legislature made a significant investment in transportation to advance what Oregonians value—a vibrant economy with good jobs, strong communities with high quality of life, a clean and safe environment, and healthy people. The centerpiece of Keep Oregon Moving is the Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund (STIF). This fund provides a new dedicated source of funding to expand public transportation service in Oregon communities...
Umatilla County Public Transit Coordinator
Department of Land Use Planning
216 SE 4th ST
Pendleton, OR 97801