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Record No: CB 118721    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118721
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 7/29/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125085
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Department of Transportation's Next Generation Intelligent Transportation System; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of The City of Seattle, a deed for street purposes for a portion of Block A, City Gardens, from Rainier TT LLC, a Washington limited liability company; laying off, opening, widening, extending, establishing, and designating the property for street purposes; placing the real property conveyed by such deed under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Att A - Recorded Deed for Street Purposes, 2. Signed Ordinance 125085
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Vicinity Map, 3. Presentation, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Department of Transportation's Next Generation Intelligent Transportation System; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of The City of Seattle, a deed for street purposes for a portion of Block A, City Gardens, from Rainier TT LLC, a Washington limited liability company; laying off, opening, widening, extending, establishing, and designating the property for street purposes; placing the real property conveyed by such deed under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the next several years will be a period of intense construction activity in downtown Seattle due to the viaduct replacement, seawall replacement, and waterfront improvement projects; and
WHEREAS, to address these challenges and upgrade aging systems, the City has appropriated funds in the 2016-2021 Adopted Capital Improvement Program for the Next Generation Intelligent Transportation Systems project ("ITS Project"); and
WHEREAS, the ITS Project utilizes electronic and communication technologies such as: sensors, cameras, and electronic signs; to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and safety for all modes of transportation; and
WHEREAS, the ITS Project will design and implement upgrades to the City's Traffic Management Center; implement expansion of real-time information to support major construction projects; deploy Dynamic Messaging Signs ("Signs") at key decision points to provide real-time information such as incidents, travel times, bridge opening notices, planned construction, and event information; and install dynamic signal timing (self-adjusting traffic signal timing based on traffic volume on key corridors around the major construction projects); and
WHEREAS, installation of one of the Signs requires that the City acquire permanent ...

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