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File #: CM 20-264   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Approved for Staff Report
File created: 9/4/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
On agenda: 9/8/2020 Final action:
Title: Public Transit Recovery Planning
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Background Information
TO: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Planning and Community Development
Carol Helland
425-556-2107

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Planning and Community Development
Don Cairns, P.E.
Transportation Planning and Engineering Manager
Planning and Community Development
Jeff Churchill, AICP
Transportation Strategic Advisor


TITLE:
title
Public Transit Recovery Planning

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
The COVID-19 public health crisis and accompanying recession have severely impacted public transit ridership and revenue. City staff have invited Metro and Sound Transit staff to brief the City Council on public transit recovery planning on September 15. At your September 8 Committee of the Whole meeting, City staff are seeking input on topics Councilmembers would like addressed during the briefing.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Redmond's Long-Term Recovery Plan: COVID-19; Transportation Master Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
Staff requests this item be placed on the September 15 City Council meeting as a staff report.


OUTCOMES:
The September 15 staff report will enable Councilmembers to better understand Metro and Sound Transit's current situation and future plans and is an opportunity to share Redmond's transit priorities with transit agency staff.

COMMUNITY/STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH AND INVOLVEMENT:

* Timeline (previous or planned):
Metro is planning outreach in fall 2020 for service changes that would take effect in fall 2021. Metro will describe their outreach plans in greater detail as part of the staff report.
* Outreach Methods and Results:
N/A
* Feedback Summary:
N/A


BUDGET IMPACT:

Total Cost:
$17.5 million

Approved in current biennial budget: ? Yes ? No ? N/A

Budget Offer Nu...

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