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File #: 2016-0089    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 2/1/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/8/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14563
Title: A MOTION relating to public transportation, approving a report assessing potential traffic impacts of a new bus stop on Montlake Boulevard NE and NE Pacific Place, as directed by Ordinance 18133, Section 5.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Metro, Roads, Transportation
Attachments: 1. Motion 14563.pdf, 2. A. King County Metro Transit - Montlake Triangle New Bus Zone Traffic Analysis , Updated February 2, 2016, 3. 2016-0089 legislative review form.pdf, 4. A. King County Metro Transit - Montlake Triangle New Bus Zone Traffic Analysis , Updated February 2, 2016, 5. A. King County Metro Transit - Montlake Triangle New Bus Zone Traffic Analysis Dated December 9, 2015, 6. 2016-0089 transmittal letter.doc, 7. 2016-0089 City of Seattle Letter Dated December 15, 2015 to Victor Obeso, Deputy General Manager, King County.pdf, 8. 2016-0089_SR_Montlake Bus Stop.pdf, 9. 2016-0089_ATT2_AMD1.pdf, 10. REVISED_2016-0089_SR_Montlake Bus Stop.docx
Staff: Carlson, Paul

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A MOTION relating to public transportation, approving a report assessing potential traffic impacts of a new bus stop on Montlake Boulevard NE and NE Pacific Place, as directed by Ordinance 18133, Section 5.

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                     WHEREAS, in October 2015, Ordinance 18133 approved the March 2016 University Link bus integration service changes, and

                     WHEREAS, Ordinance 18133, Section 5, requires that the council pass a motion approving a traffic impacts analysis report before the installation of a bus stop on Montlake Boulevard NE at NE Pacific Place, and

                     WHEREAS, Ordinance 18133, Section 5, requires the report to summarize the results of a traffic impact analysis of a new bus stop on Montlake Boulevard NE near Hec Edmundson Pavilion with an assessment of the impact of that proposed stop on general purpose traffic travel time on Montlake Boulevard NE from Boyer Avenue East to NE 45th Street and impact on the level of service and performance of intersections at Montlake Boulevard NE with NE Pacifìc Street and NE Pacific Place, and

                     WHEREAS, Metro has commissioned the required traffic study and the executive has transmitted to the council the report summarizing the results of the traffic study as set forth as Attachment A to this motion, and

                     WHEREAS, the Seattle Department of Transportation has authority to approve new bus stops within the city of Seattle, has reviewed the results of the traffic impact study, and concurs with its conclusions;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The King County Council hereby approves the King County Metro Transit Montlake Triangle New Bus Zone Traffic Analysis report, Attachment A to this motion.