Table 7

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS:

LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX DISTRIBUTIONS

Calendar Years 1996-1997

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  Transit		    Date First  	Tax         Calendar        Calendar
  District1               Imposed     Rate2         1996            1997
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 King County                 1/73      0.6% $170,488,551 $184,162,319
 Grays Harbor County         1/75      0.3	  1,911,136	  1,905,929
 Whatcom County PTBA         1/76      0.3	  5,453,150	  5,774,613
 Snohomish County PTBA      10/76      0.6	 23,150,580	 25,973,417
 Thurston County PTBA        1/78      0.3	  6,263,421	  6,535,926
 Everett                     1/79      0.3	  5,300,668	  6,383,101
 Clallam County PTBA         1/80      0.3	  1,772,556	  1,808,013
 Pacific County              1/80      0.3	    480,880	    468,462
 Pierce County PTBA          1/80      0.3	 19,131,547	 19,867,275
 Walla Walla County PTBA     4/80      0.3	  1,192,316	  1,233,257
 Clark County PTBA           1/81      0.3	 10,009,288	 10,411,709
 Jefferson County PTBA       1/81      0.3	    686,602	    719,564
 Yakima (City)               1/81      0.3	  3,483,996	  3,652,561
 Spokane County PTBA         4/81      0.3	 14,201,820	 14,771,022
 Benton-Franklin PTBA        7/81      0.3	  5,734,184	  5,839,105
 Kitsap County PTBA         10/82      0.5	  9,471,980	  9,853,103
 Lewis County PTBA           1/86      0.1	    490,553	    493,343
 Island County PTBA         10/86      0.3	  1,291,479	  1,383,721
 Cowlitz County PTBA         1/88      0.1	    758,288	    765,771
 Chelan-Douglas PTBA        12/90      0.4     4,452,559	  4,747,642
 Mason County PTBA           1/92      0.2	    602,445	    629,518
 Skagit County PTBA          1/93      0.2	  2,246,655	  2,463,841
 Grant County PTBA           1/97      0.2	        ---    1,065,470
      TOTALS                                $288,574,653 $310,908,682
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1 The local sales and use tax for transit purposes may be imposed by cities, counties, or public transportation benefit areas (PTBAs), which may include cities as well as unincorporated areas, if approved by voters of the district. Amounts reflect actual distributions after deducting from 1.0% to 1.5% of collections (depending on tax rate) for state administrative expenses.

2 Current local tax rate as of January 1998 Rates may range from 0.1% to 0.6%.