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File #: 2019-0410    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/9/2019 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/13/2019
Enactment date: 11/25/2019 Enactment #: 19012
Title: AN ORDINANCE establishing the alignment and station locations of, and meeting federal assistance conditions for, the RapidRide G Line (Seattle).
Sponsors: Larry Gossett, Joe McDermott
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19012, 2. 2019-0410 Legislative Review Form, 3. 2019-0410 Transmittal Letter, 4. A. RapidRide G Line Overview, 5. B. RapidRide G Line Alignment Public Engagement Summary, 6. 2019-0410 Fiscal Note, 7. 2019-0410 Letter of Support SDOT 08232019 G LINE ORD, 8. 2019-0410_SR_GLine, 9. 2019-0410_ATT2_AMD1, 10. 2019-0410_ATT3_AMD_T1, 11. 2019-0410_ATT6_ProposedGLineStopModifications, 12. 2019-0410_ATT8_90%_Design_Exhibit, 13. 2019-0410_RevisedSR_GLine
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
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Clerk 11/06/2019
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AN ORDINANCE establishing the alignment and station locations of, and meeting federal assistance conditions for, the RapidRide G Line (Seattle).
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Via Ordinance 18449, enacted January 23, 2017, the King County council adopted and executive signed King County Metro's long-range transit service and capital plan, METRO CONNECTS, which identifies an expanded network of future RapidRide lines for implementation, including the G Line, serving the Madison Street corridor, which connects employment and educational institutions with regional transit in Seattle.
2. Via Ordinance 18301, enacted June 16, 2016, the council approved the 2015 update to Metro's Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and associated Service Guidelines. The plan describes current and future planning work required to implement additional RapidRide bus rapid transit service in King County.
3. Via Ordinance 18409, enacted November 27, 2016, the council adopted and executive signed the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget Ordinance, included Section 132, Provisos P4 and P5 requiring the Metro transit department to submit reports describing the process for implementing new RapidRide lines.
4. Via Motion 14956, enacted September 18, 2017, the council approved Proviso P5, titled Implementation of New RapidRide Lines/METRO CONNECTS RapidRide Expansion, which identifies the G Line as one of the first two next generation RapidRide lines to be implemented.
5. Via Ordinance 18835, enacted November 13, 2018, the council adopted and executive signed the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget, including the capital project 1132324 to implement the RapidRide G Line.
6. Starting in 2014, Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation ("SDOT") conducted public outreach concerning proposed alignment and station locations for the RapidRide G Line in the Madison Street and Spring Street corridors. SDOT as the lead agency conducted several rounds of community en...

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