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Record No: Res 32016    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/13/2021
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION relating to the University of Washington Husky Stadium Transportation Management Plan; approving a revised framework document that includes performance standards and access management strategies to be included and detailed within in an annual operating plan for certain events at the stadium; and superseding Resolution 27435.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att A – Husky Stadium Transportation Management Plan, 2. Mayors Letter on Returning Resolution Unsigned RES 32016
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. 1986 vs 2022 Transportation Management Plan Comparison, 4. Resolution 27435, 5. 1986 Husky Stadium Transportation Management Plan, 6. Presentation, 7. Proposed Amendment 1, 8. Revised Amendment 1 (added; 8/18/21), 9. Signed Resolution 32016
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION relating to the University of Washington Husky Stadium Transportation Management Plan; approving a revised framework document that includes performance standards and access management strategies to be included and detailed within in an annual operating plan for certain events at the stadium; and superseding Resolution 27435.
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WHEREAS, the University of Washington's (UW) Husky Stadium has operated with the same Transportation Management Plan (TMP) and Operating Supplement since the Stadium was expanded in 1986 and many of its provisions are no longer relevant; and
WHEREAS, mobility options for Husky Stadium event attendees have expanded and improved over the past 35 years to include an expanding regional light rail system with a station adjacent to the stadium entrance, micromobility options, and transportation network companies not reflected in the 1986 TMP and Operating Supplement; and
WHEREAS, the existing Husky Stadium TMP, adopted in 1986, set what was at that time an ambitious goal for no more than 71 percent of attendees to arrive at Husky Stadium football games by automobile and that goal has been surpassed with approximately 48 percent arriving by private vehicle during the 2019 football season; and
WHEREAS, the 1986 TMP's limitations constrain UW's ability to invest in and promote smarter Husky Stadium mobility solutions by requiring specific tactics and investments that require spending on ineffective and, in some cases, obsolete options; and
WHEREAS, in 1998, the City and UW entered into an agreement to govern campus master planning and off-campus leasing, which was amended in 2003 and 2004; and
WHEREAS, UW proposes to replace the 1986 TMP and Operational Plan with a revised TMP defining goals which will be met via an annually updated Operations Plan approved by a new Husky Stadium TMP Advisory Committee comprised of representatives from Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle...

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