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File #: 2019-0464    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2019 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/10/2020
Enactment date: 3/10/2020 Enactment #: 15618
Title: A MOTION relating to public transportation, adopting the Metro Mobility Framework Recommendations Summary and outlining a process for the development of updates to the Metro transit department's adopted policies.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Metro, transit
Attachments: 1. Motion 15618, 2. 2019-0464 legislative review form, 3. A. Metro Mobility Framework Recommendations Summary dated December 5, 2019, 4. A. Metro Mobility Framework Recommendations Summary, 5. 2019-0464 transmittal letter, 6. 2019-0464_SR_dated_12032019_ME_Mobility Framework_ME-12-03, 7. 2019-0464_ATT3 Mobility Framework Final Report, 8. 2019-0464_ATT4 Equity Cabinet Members and Affiliations, 9. Handout-Equity Cabinet Recommendations Oct 2019, 10. 2019-0464_SR_Mobility Framework_12-05.docx, 11. 2019-0464 ATT1 Proposed Motion.pdf, 12. 2019-0464 ATT3 Mobility Framework Final Report.pdf, 13. 2019-0464 ATT4 Equity Cabinet Members and Affiliations.pdf, 14. 2019-0464_AMD1.docx, 15. 2019-0464_AMD2.docx, 16. 2019-0464_AMD2A.docx, 17. 2019-0464_AMD3.docx, 18. 2019-0464_RevisedSR_Mobility Framework_12-05.docx, 19. 2019-0464_SR_MobilityFrameworkME_trv2, 20. 2019-0464 staff report
Related files: 2019-RPT0157
Staff: Rose, Terra
Title
A MOTION relating to public transportation, adopting the Metro Mobility Framework Recommendations Summary and outlining a process for the development of updates to the Metro transit department's adopted policies.
Body
WHEREAS, recent developments in transportation technologies have led to innovations in mobility that have changed the way people travel, and
WHEREAS, these innovative mobility services offer many new transportation options but do not always put people first or use public space equitably and efficiently, and
WHEREAS, these innovative mobility services are not yet well-integrated with public transit, meaning that it can be difficult for passengers to plan and pay for their mobility needs, and
WHEREAS, implementing mobility services in King County has been complicated by the recent increase in housing prices, which has resulted in many households living farther away from jobs, school and other destinations, in less-dense areas that can be more difficult to serve with fixed-route public transit and that are often not well served by innovative mobility services, and
WHEREAS, transportation is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in King County, making it essential that King County develop strategies to reduce vehicle miles traveled by fossil-fuel burning, single-occupancy vehicles, and
WHEREAS, those challenges require a vision for a regional mobility system that is innovative, integrated, equitable and sustainable, and
WHEREAS, Motion 15253 required the Metro transit department to develop a regional mobility framework for the equitable implementation of innovations in transit service and mobility that should include: guiding principles; a review of emerging technologies and local and national best practices; analysis of potential implications for the Metro transit department and opportunities to integrate mobility innovations with fixed-route and other services; coordination with regional transit planning efforts; a revi...

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