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File #: 2014-0039    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 2/3/2014 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/28/2014
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14117
Title: A MOTION acknowledging the support and need for coordinating efforts to successfully implement the Growing Transit Communities Strategy, and expressing support for King County's joining as a signatory to the Growing Transit Communities Compact.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: transit
Attachments: 1. Motion 14117.pdf, 2. 2014-0039 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. A. The Growing Transit Communities Strategy, 4. B. Growing Transit Communities Compact, 5. 2014-0039 Fiscal Note.xls.xls, 6. 2014-0039 transmittal letter.doc, 7. 2014-0039 Staff Report - Growing Transit Communities (4-15-2014).docx, 8. 2014-0039 Attachment 3- List of Signatories.docx, 9. 2014-0039 Attachment 4 Map PSRC planning areas (3).pdf, 10. 2014-0039 Striking Amendment.docx, 11. 2014-0039 Title Amendment.docx, 12. 2014-0039 Growing Transit Communities Strategy (4-15-14).pptx, 13. Revised Staff Report 2014-0039 Growing Transit Communities, 14. A. The Growing Transit Communities Strategy, 15. B. Growing Transit Communities Compact
Staff: Carlson, Paul
Drafter
Clerk 04/23/2014
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A MOTION acknowledging the support and need for coordinating efforts to successfully implement the Growing Transit Communities Strategy, and expressing support for King County's joining as a signatory to the Growing Transit Communities Compact.
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WHEREAS, the central Puget Sound region has adopted VISION 2040, a long-range strategy to integrate land use, economic and transportation decisions, to meet the needs of current and future generations, achieve economic prosperity with social equity and support a healthy environment, including addressing global climate change, and
WHEREAS, the region has committed significant investment in light rail, commuter rail, bus rapid transit and local streetcar service that creates a clear opportunity to plan for and support the growth of communities near high-capacity transit, and
WHEREAS, the council approved the King County Strategic Plan in July 2010, which established this goal: "Encourage a growing and diverse King County economy and vibrant, thriving and sustainable communities," and
WHEREAS, the King County Comprehensive Plan is based on the principles of creating sustainable neighborhoods, preserving open space, farmland and rural communities, directing development toward existing communities and providing a variety of transportation options, and
WHEREAS, the 2012 update to the King County Comprehensive Plan included new policies GP-101 to strive to promote sustainable neighborhoods and communities in its policies and regulations and T-203 to encourage transit-supportive land uses and communities that transit can serve efficiently and effectively, and
WHEREAS, the Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and King County Metro Service Guidelines allocate Metro transit service on identified corridors throughout King County according to land use, social equity, and geographic value, and
WHEREAS, the Growing Transit Communities Strategy is consistent with the ...

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