AN ORDINANCE relating to public transportation; revising rates of fare; amending Ordinance 13480, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 28.94.015, recodifying K.C.C. 28.94.015 and adding a new chapter to K.C.C. Title 4.
STATEMENT OF FACTS
1. The rollout of the smart card system for regional fare payment, One Regional Card for All, also known as ORCA, and start of operations of Sound Transit's Link light rail service have resulted in fare coordination issues for customers of public transportation in the region.
2. The Metro transit division 2010-11 budget includes a proviso, in the 2010 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 16717, Section 131, Proviso P6, which calls for the undertaking of a fare coordination effort with Sound Transit and other regional transit agencies.
3. Staff from the regional transit agencies assembled information on existing and proposed transit fares and identified opportunities for further regional coordination. The general manage...Click here for full text