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File #: 2016-0199    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/28/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/16/2016
Enactment date: 5/25/2016 Enactment #: 18290
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving September 2016 public transportation service changes for King County.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Indexes: transit
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18290.pdf, 2. A. September 2016 – Public Transportation Service Changes – May 3, 2016, 3. A. September 2016 – Public Transportation Service Changes – May 3, 2016, 4. A. September 2016 - Public Transportation Service Changes - March 23, 2016, 5. 2016-0199 transmittal letter.DOC, 6. 2016-0199 fiscal note.XLS, 7. 2016-0199 September 2016 Public Transportation Service Changes - Title VI Service Equity Analysis.DOCX, 8. 2016-0199 Southeast Seattle Bus Changes - Public Engagement Report - March 2016.pdf, 9. 2016-0199_SR_Sept2016TransitServiceChange-mbrev2.docx, 10. ATT5_PublicEngagementNarrative.pdf, 11. ATT6_TransitDiv_Presentation.pdf, 12. 5-3 2016-0199_SR_Sept2016TransitServiceChange-mb.docx, 13. ATT_1_2016-0199 Amendment.docx, 14. ATT_4_ Fiscal Note_for_Sept16_Amendment _updatedxls.xls, 15. ATT_5_TitleVI_Service_Equity_Analysis_Amendment.docx, 16. 2016-0199 SESeattle_TrEE_Pres_5-3-16.pptx, 17. REVISED 5-3 2016-0199_SR_Sept2016TransitServiceChange-mb.docx
Staff: Carlson, Paul
Clerk 05/05/2016
AN ORDINANCE approving September 2016 public transportation service changes for King County.
1. The proposed changes to Metro's fixed route transit network include changes that affect service in the cities of Bothell, Kenmore, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton, Seattle and Tukwila, as well as portions of unincorporated King County.
2. The proposed changes are consistent with the policy direction and priorities adopted via Ordinance 17641 in August 2013, in the 2013 update to King County Metro's Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and associated Service Guidelines.
3. In February 2012, Ordinance 17259 directed the reduction or elimination of low performing fixed-route bus service and reinvestment of resources into priorities established within the King County Metro Transit Strategic Plan 2011-2021 and Service Guidelines.
4. Ordinance 17259 directed the elimination of Route 42 effective with the Winter 2013 service change.
5. Ordinance 17259 directed the executive to collectively engage the riders and stakeholders associated with Routes 8 and 42 and any other bus routes directly affected by potential service change concepts identified in a community-developed proposal to meet rider needs in the southeast Seattle and Rainier Valley area.
6. Between 2012 and 2014, Metro met with a coalition of community-based organizations ("Transit for All") and engaged with the general public to collect feedback about potential service changes and related needs in southeast Seattle.
7. Riders and organizations that serve populations that depend on transit identified the need for better connections between southeast Seattle, Renton and other areas south of the city, as well as more convenient bus service to stores, services and the many social, health, cultural and religious activities along Martin Luther King Jr Way South.
8. In 2015, Metro formed a community advisory group, including representat...

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