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File #: 2013-0532    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Lapsed
File created: 1/13/2014 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/2/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE implementing public transportation service changes in June 2014 scheduled service change.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Transportation
Attachments: 1. 2013-0532 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 2. A. June 2014 Public Transportation Service Change for King County, 3. 2013-0532 Changes Summary .pdf, 4. 2013-0532 fiscal note.xlsx, 5. 2013-0532 June 2014 -Service Equity Report.pdf, 6. 2013-0532 transmittal letter.docx, 7. 2013-0532 Staff Report - AWV Service Change.doc, 8. 2013-0532 FINAL SR with attachments.pdf
Staff: Carlson, Paul
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AN ORDINANCE implementing public transportation service changes in June 2014 scheduled service change.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. On October 23, 2008, the Washington state Department of Transportation ("WSDOT") and King County entered into GCA 5820, an agreement for Enhanced Transit Services ("the ETS agreement") for the Early Safety and Mobility projects of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program ("Moving Forward projects").
2. The ETS agreement with WSDOT provided a means to transfer moneys from WSDOT to the King County transit division ("Metro transit") to mitigate traffic congestion and disruption associated with the Moving Forward projects. The moneys have paid for additional buses and expanded service hours.
3. On November 28, 2011, the ETS agreement was amended to extend its term from December 31, 2013, to June 30, 2014, and to allow the West Seattle water taxi to be included as one of the modes eligible for enhancement under the ETS agreement, allowing Metro transit to contract with the King County ferry district in order to provide a mechanism to implement and fund supplementary water taxi service.
4. On October 19, 2012, the ETS agreement was further amended to revise the definitions of Moving Forward projects as referenced in the agreement to include all state-funded projects and related utility relocations authorized by the Washington state Legislature under Chapter 518, Section 305, Laws of Washington 2007 and Chapter458, Laws of Washington 2009; and to expand terms addressing travel corridors, commuter sheds, travel time, schedule adjustments and reliability for Moving Forward projects to include measures necessary to mitigate traffic impacts and congestion during the construction phase of Alaskan Way Viaduct program projects required to complete the State Route 99 bored tunnel project.
5. In accordance with the ETS agreement, Metro transit regularly reports to WSDOT on the performance of transit services. ...

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