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File #: CM 20-327   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/5/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Sound Transit Light Rail Quarterly Briefing
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Proposed Staff Report Outline
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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
Public Works
Dave Juarez
425-556-2733

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Planning and Community Development
Don Cairns, P.E.
Transportation Planning and Engineering Manager
Public Works
Patty Criddle, P.E.
Senior Engineer
Planning and Community Development
Jeff Churchill, AICP
Transportation Strategic Advisor
Public Works
Mike Paul, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Planning and Community Development
Peter Dane
Senior Planner


TITLE:
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Sound Transit Light Rail Quarterly Briefing

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
The 2020 work plan for the Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works contains a quarterly Sound Transit light rail update. Staff seeks input from the Committee on the proposed staff report outline (Attachment A), and will place a staff report on the Council's November 17 business meeting agenda
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached

REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve

REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Comprehensive Plan Policies TR-10 and TR-11; Transportation Master Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
Planning and Public Works Committee 2020 work plan item
* Other Key Facts:
The last quarterly update was September 15, 2020

OUTCOMES:
Light rail will be the backbone of Redmond's transit network when it opens in 2023 to Overlake and 2024 to Southeast Redmond and Downtown Redmond. It will provide a frequent and reliable mobility choice that connects Redmond to the region.

COMMUNITY/STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH AND INVOLVEMENT:

* Timeline (previous or planned):
Winter 2020-21 outreach will focus on construction activities along SR 520 that support the construction of light rail to Southeast Redmond and Downtown.
* Outreach Methods and Results:
Sound Transit uses in-person, print, and electronic m...

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