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File #: 2016-0018    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14664
Title: A MOTION relating to the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and the King County Metro Service Guidelines, and accepting the King County Metro Transit Access to Transit Phase 2 Report.
Sponsors: Reagan Dunn, Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Accessible Services, Metro, Transportation
Attachments: 1. Motion 14664.pdf, 2. A. Access to Transit Phase 2 Report, 3. 2016-0018 legislative review form.pdf, 4. 2016-0018_SR_Access to Transit Study.doc, 5. 2016-0018_ATT1_Access_to_Transit_RTC_51816_display.pptx, 6. A. Access to Transit Phase 2 Report, 7. 2016-0018 transmittal letter.doc, 8. 2016-0018 TrEE Staff Report Access to Transit.docx
Staff: Carlson, Paul
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A MOTION relating to the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and the King County Metro Service Guidelines, and accepting the King County Metro Transit Access to Transit Phase 2 Report.
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WHEREAS, in July 2011 via Ordinance 17143, the King County council adopted the King County Metro Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and the King County Metro Service Guidelines, and
WHEREAS, the strategic plan and the service guidelines were to follow the recommendations of the regional transit task force regarding the policy framework for the Metro transit system, and
WHEREAS, in August 2013, Ordinance 17143, Section 4, was amended by Ordinance 17641, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17641, Section 3.A.1, specified that a work plan to identify potential updates to the strategic plan related to park and rides and other infrastructure supporting access to transit be transmitted by December 31, 2013, and
WHEREAS, on March 3, 2014, via Motion 14089, the council accepted the King County Metro Transit Access to Transit Study Work Plan ("the work plan"), and
WHEREAS, the work plan describes a phased approach over two years, with the phase 1 report due on December 31, 2014, addressing:
"1. the role of park and rides and other community infrastructure related to access to transit; and
2. industry best practices and innovative approaches to improve access to transit capacity including but not limited to parking management, technology, non-motorized corridors, and transportation demand management," and
WHEREAS, on March 2, 2015, via Motion 14319, the council accepted the King County Metro Transit Access to Transit Phase 1 Report, and
WHEREAS, as required by Motion 14319, by July 1, 2015 Metro and the executive transmitted a report summarizing the results of Task A.1 (defining "access") and Task A.3 (compiling information on current access to transit habits) identified in the work plan, and
WHEREAS, the work plan ca...

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