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File #: AM No. 20-156   
Type: Staff Report Status: Presented
File created: 11/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: Sound Transit Light Rail Quarterly Update
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Light Rail in Redmond Supplemental Information Q3 2020, 3. Attachment B: Presentation Slides.pdf
TO: Members of the City Council
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 Update

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. This staff report provides an update for the fourth quarter of 2020. Supplemental information is provided in Attachment A; presentation slides are included as Attachment B.
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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 media to notify the Redmond ...

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