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File #: 2007-0553    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2007 In control: Operating Budget, Fiscal Management and Mental Health Committee
On agenda: 11/5/2007 Final action: 11/13/2007
Enactment date: 11/26/2007 Enactment #: 15959
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to public transportation; revising rates of fare; and amending Ordinance 14481, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 28.94.015, and amending Ordinance 14096, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 28.94.245.
Sponsors: Bob Ferguson
Indexes: Budget, Fees, Transportation
Code sections: 28.94.015 - , 28.94.245 -
Attachments: 1. 15959.pdf, 2. 2007-0553 hearing notice.doc, 3. 2007-0553 Fiscal Note.xls, 4. 2007-0553 Index to the 2008 Proposed Ordinance.xls, 5. 2007-0553 King County Administrative Polices and Procedures Accepting Electronic Payments FIN 8-5 (AEP).doc, 6. 2007-0553 Regulatory Note.doc, 7. 2007-0553 REVISED Staff Report from 11-08-07 OBFMMHC - Fare Increase.doc, 8. 2007-0553 Staff Report for 11-07&08-07 OBFMMHC - Transit Fares.doc, 9. 2007-0553 Transmittal Letter.doc
Drafter
Clerk 11/09/2007
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AN ORDINANCE relating to public transportation; revising rates of fare; and amending Ordinance 14481, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 28.94.015, and amending Ordinance 14096, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 28.94.245.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. A. Section 2 of this ordinance proposes changes in the fares currently charged for county public transportation services.
B. These fees are assessed under K.C.C. 2.99.030.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 14481, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 28.94.015 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
A. Except as may otherwise be provided by ordinance, the following fare categories and rates are established for regularly scheduled county public transportation service on buses, trolleys, transit vans, dial-a-ride vehicles and streetcars:


Off-peak
One-zone
Peak
Two-zone
Peak
Regular fare
(($1.25)) $1.50
(($1.50)) $1.75
(($2.00)) $2.25
Child fare
No charge
No charge
No charge
Youth fare
(($.50)) $0.75
(($.50)) $0.75
(($.50)) $0.75
Family fare
(($1.25)) $1.50
N/A
N/A
Seniors and persons with disabilities fare
(($.25)) $0.50
$0.50
$0.50
The fare categories and rates are subject to, and defined by, the following:
1. The descriptions of transit zones are set forth in K.C.C. 28.94.030;
2. The time-of-day limitations for peak period trips and off-peak period trips are set forth in K.C.C. 28.92.115 and 28.92.100;
3. The child fare is available to persons up to six years old when accompanied by a responsible person paying the proper fare as set forth in this chapter. Up to four children may ride with each responsible person;
4. The youth fare is available to persons from six through seventeen years old and persons over seventeen years old who attend regular sessions of junior or senior high school;
5. The family fare is available to a group that includes a person at least eighteen years old and up to four persons seventeen ye...

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