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File #: 2021-0004    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 1/5/2021 In control: Regional Transit Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/9/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15802
Title: A MOTION relating to the King County Metro Transit Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and King County Metro Transit Service Guidelines and accepting the King County Metro Transit 2020 System Evaluation.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski, Dave Upthegrove
Indexes: Metro, Planning, transit
Attachments: 1. Motion15802, 2. A. 2020 System Evaluation, 3. 2021-0004 Transmittal Letter, 4. 2021-0004 Legislative Review Form, 5. 2021-0004_SR_System Evaluation.docx, 6. 2021-0004_ATT3-SUMMARY-System Eval Findings.pdf, 7. 2021-0004_SR_System Evaluation-ME.docx
Related files: 2021-RPT0005
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary
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Clerk 12/16/2020
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A MOTION relating to the King County Metro Transit Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and King County Metro Transit Service Guidelines and accepting the King County Metro Transit 2020 System Evaluation.
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WHEREAS, the King County Metro Transit Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 ("strategic plan") and the King County Metro Transit Service Guidelines ("service guidelines") were adopted in July 2011 and revised in June 2016, 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, the regional transit task force recommended that the strategic plan and the 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 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, directs that an annual service guidelines report of Metro's transit system, beginning with a baseline report in 2012, be transmitted by the executive to the council for acceptance by motion, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17143, Section 5.B, as amended by Ordinance 17597, Section 1, specifies that the annual service guidelines report be transmitted by October 31 of each year to the regional transit committee for consideration, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17143, Section 5.A, specifies that the annual service guidelines report include:
1. The corridors analyzed to determine the Metro All-Day and Peak Network with a summary of resulting scores and assigned service levels as determined by...

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