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File #: 2020-0120    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2020 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/28/2020
Enactment date: 5/8/2020 Enactment #: 19098
Title: AN ORDINANCE establishing the Locally Preferred Alternative including the alignment and station locations of the RapidRide I Line (Renton-Kent-Auburn).
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove
Indexes: Auburn, City of, Kent, City of, Renton, City of
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19098 FINAL.pdf, 2. 2020-0120 legislative review form, 3. A. RapidRide I Line Locally Preferred Alternative Report, 4. B. Supplement to Attachment A - Station Locations, dated April 16, 2020, 5. B. RapidRide I Line Community Engagement Summary, 6. 2020-0120 Transmittal Letter, 7. 2020-0120_Fiscal Note RapidRide I Line _Updated4-16-20.xlsx, 8. 2020-0120 Copy of 4-0-RapidRide I Line Fiscal Note, 9. 2020-0120 2-1-RapidRide I Line Support Letter - Kent, 10. 2020-0120 2-2-RapidRide I Line Support Letter - Renton, 11. 2020-0120 2-3-RapidRide I Line Support Letter - Auburn, 12. 2020-0120 5-0-RapidRide I Line LPA EIR, 13. 2020-0120_SR_RapidRide-I-Line.docx, 14. Amendment 1.pdf
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
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AN ORDINANCE establishing the Locally Preferred Alternative including the alignment and station locations of the RapidRide I Line (Renton-Kent-Auburn).
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Via Ordinance 18449, enacted February 1, 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 I Line (Renton-Kent-Auburn).
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 17, 2016, the council adopted and executive signed the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget, included Section 132, Provisos P4 and P5, requiring the executive to submit reports describing the process for implementing new RapidRide lines.
4. Via Motion 14956, passed September 18, 2017, the council approved a report on the implementation of new RapidRide lines as required by Ordinance 18409, Section 132, Proviso P5, titled Implementation of New RapidRide Lines/METRO CONNECTS RapidRide Expansion, which identifies the I Line as one of the next generation RapidRide lines to be implemented.
5. Via Ordinance 18835, enacted November 14, 2018, the council adopted and executive signed the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget, including the capital project 1134237 to implement the RapidRide I Line.
6. As documented in the Community Engagement Summary, in 2019, the Metro transit department conducted community engagement concerning the proposed alignment and station locations for the RapidRide I Line in the communities in which it will operate, including Renton, Kent and Auburn. As part of that community engagement, the Metro transit department consulte...

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