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File #: 2013-0161    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 4/1/2013 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/3/2013
Enactment date: Enactment #: 13905
Title: A MOTION relating to the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and Service Guidelines accepting the King County Metro Transit 2012 Strategic Plan Progress Report.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski, Larry Phillips
Indexes: Metro, Planning, Transportation
Attachments: 1. Motion 13905.pdf, 2. A. King County Metro Transit 2012 Strategic Plan Progress Report, 3. 2013-0161 transmittal letter.doc, 4. Staff Report Proposed Motion 2013-0161 2012 Strategic Plan Progress Report.doc, 5. Attachment 3 Draft PowerPoint Strategic Plan Progress Report.pdf, 6. RTC_progress_report_pres_4-17_FINAL.pdf, 7. Staff Report Proposed Motion 2013-0161Strategic Plan Progress Report.doc, 8. 2013-0161 Staff Report - Strategic Plan Progress Report .doc, 9. A. King County Metro Transit 2012 Strategic Plan Progress Report
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A MOTION relating to the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and Service Guidelines accepting the King County Metro Transit 2012 Strategic Plan Progress Report.
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WHEREAS, the council adopted the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 (Strategic Plan) and the King County Metro Service Guidelines (Service Guidelines) in July 2011, and
WHEREAS, the Strategic Plan and Service Guidelines were to follow the recommendations of the regional transit task force regarding the policy framework for the Metro transit system, and
WHEREAS, the regional transit task force recommended that the Strategic Plan and Service Guidelines focus on transparency and clarity, cost control, and productivity, and
WHEREAS, the regional transit task force further recommended that the policy guidance for making service reductions and service growth decisions be based on the following three priorities:
1. Emphasize productivity due to its linkage to economic development, land use, financial stability and environmental sustainability;
2. Ensure social equity; and
3. Provide geographic value throughout the county, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17143, Section 5, adopting the Strategic Plan and Service Guidelines directs that a biennial report on meeting the goals, objectives and strategies of Metro’s Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 be complementary to the annual service guidelines report which is to be transmitted by the executive by March 31 of each year to the council for acceptance by motion, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17143, Section 5, specifies that the report will measure progress toward broad outcomes to give an indication of Metro’s overall performance toward achieving its vision as well as use discrete, quantifiable metrics to determine whether strategies are being implemented successfully, and
WHEREAS, King County Metro staff has compiled the required information and the...

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