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File #: 2015-0473    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2015 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/14/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14583
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 2015 Service Guidelines Report.
Sponsors: Reagan Dunn, Claudia Balducci
Indexes: transit
Attachments: 1. Motion 14583.pdf, 2. A. King County Metro Transit 2015 Service Guidelines Report, 3. 2015-0473 legislative review form.pdf, 4. 2015-0473 Transmittal Letter.docx, 5. 2015-0473_SR_Service Guidelines Report 1-20-2016.doc, 6. 2015-0473_SR_Service Guidelines Report.doc, 7. 2015-0473_ATT1_Ord17143.docx
Staff: Carlson, Paul
Drafter
Clerk 11/03/2015
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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 2015 Service Guidelines Report.
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WHEREAS, the King County Metro Transit Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 ("the Strategic Plan") and the King County Metro Transit Service Guidelines ("the Service Guidelines") were adopted in July 2011, and
WHEREAS, the Strategic Plan and 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 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, adopting the Strategic Plan and Service Guidelines, 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 17597, Section 6.B, 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 deter...

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