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Record No: Res 31755    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/2/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION relating to the 2005 Transportation Strategic Plan Update, adopted by Resolution 30790, and the Seattle Transit Plan: To Get Seattle Moving, adopted by Resolution 30799; and authorizing an amendment to the Transit Classification Map.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Transit Classifications Map
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Signed Resn_31755, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION relating to the 2005 Transportation Strategic Plan Update, adopted by Resolution 30790, and the Seattle Transit Plan: To Get Seattle Moving, adopted by Resolution 30799; and authorizing an amendment to the Transit Classification Map.
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WHEREAS, by Resolution 26904, The City of Seattle (City) adopted the Seattle Comprehensive Transportation Program (SCTP), a classification system for all Seattle streets; and
WHEREAS, by Resolution 27152, The City of Seattle adopted revisions to the SCTP, Street Classification Guidelines and the Street Classification Maps, which included traffic, transit, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and boulevard classifications; and
WHEREAS, by Resolutions 30790 and 30799, The City of Seattle adopted the Transportation Strategic Plan (TSP) and the Seattle Transit Plan, which incorporate an updated classification system for all Seattle streets including traffic, transit, truck, bicycle, and boulevard classifications; and
WHEREAS, by Resolution 31367, The City of Seattle adopted the Transit Master Plan, which identified key corridors linking urban villages and established performance standards; and
WHEREAS, Metropolitan King County's Metro Transit has proposed routing changes that require revisions to the Transit Classification Map; and
WHEREAS, the City recognizes that periodic changes to Metro Transit's service are necessary for transit service to be responsive to changing conditions, and to maintain a high quality of transit service consistent with the TSP and Seattle Transit Plan; and
WHEREAS, these transit classification changes are consistent with the street classification guidelines found in the Seattle Transit Plan, which focus transit service on streets that are designed to withstand transit vehicle weights and with compatible surrounding land uses; and
WHEREAS, these transit classification changes support the goals and policies of the Seattle Comprehensive Plan, last amen...

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