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File #: AM No. 21-141   
Type: Staff Report Status: Presented
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Sound Transit Light Rail Quarterly Briefing - Focus on Downtown Redmond Link Extension Design Completion and Construction Progress
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Supplemental Information for Third Quarter 2020, 3. Attachment B: Presentation
TO: Members of the City Council
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.
Assistant Director Planning & Community Development
Public Works
Patty Criddle
Senior Engineer
Public Works
Mike Paul, P.E.
Senior Engineer
Planning and Community Development
Peter Dane
Senior Planner


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Sound Transit Light Rail Quarterly Briefing - Focus on Downtown Redmond Link Extension Design Completion and Construction Progress


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
The 2021 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 third quarter of 2021. 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 2021 work plan item
* Other Key Facts:
The last quarterly update was June 1, 2021 with focus on artwork at the four stations

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):
Underway - ST is starting testing of guideway and Light Rail Vehicles for Eastlink from Bellevue to Redmond in September.
Planned - ST is continuing outreach across the entire 3.4 Downtown Redmond Link Extension which is all under construction at this time. A major outreach e...

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