Four City Councils to hear about Sound Transit 3 at Tuesday meeting

Sunday, January 10, 2016

The city councils of Lake Forest Park, Shoreline, Bothell, and Kenmore will meet in Kenmore on Tuesday, January 12, 7pm, to hear speakers on the ST3 funding proposal.

Mayor David Baker of Kenmore will convene the meeting and introduce the topic, followed by perspective from new Sound Transit board members Claudia Balducci and Fred Butler.

Ric Ilgenfritz, Sound Transit Executive Director of Planning, Environment and Project Development, will give the Sound Transit 3 Overview and Process.

Fehr and Peers, transportation consultants, will give an overview of the SR 522 / 145th Street Corridor as well as ST3 Candidate Projects N-09, N-10 SR 522 BRTP-8 Overview and Analysis.

Representatives from the 522 Transit Now! Coalition will finish up the presentations, which will be followed by council discussion.

The meeting will be held at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 - 68th Ave NE, Kenmore 98028.


Updated with meeting time 01-11-2016

5 comments:

Roses,WA January 11, 2016 at 10:29 AM  

January 12th... could we narrow that down a little? I don't see a start time in this notice... And I would like to share this notice with the Kirkland Views blog since they are having quite the dispute over ST3 proposed projects in their city :-)

DKH January 11, 2016 at 2:56 PM  

Meeting starts at 7pm

Anonymous,  January 11, 2016 at 3:19 PM  

So it looks like the City of Shoreline has already decided on a six-lane 145th St. I guess they really son't care about the hundreds of homeowners there. This looks like they don't really care about public comment or reality, just like when they decided to put the station at 145th St. And yes, Shoreline City Council all but decided this for Sound Transit. ST and Seattle wanted two stations, one at 130th and one at 155th. The 145th/5th Station is a horrible location, it's like deciding to put a Starbucks drive-thru at the 520/I-5 exchange.

Roses,WA January 11, 2016 at 10:12 PM  

You think that's bad, Kirkland city council bought miles of railroad track, pulled the track out, and called it The Cross Kirkland Corridor and opened it for foot traffic and bikes/non-motorized. THEN the council admitted they gave Sound Transit an easement on the trail and they want a tax increase to put buses on half the width. Oh, and they want the taxpayers to cough up the additional dough to do it. Why would anyone vote for ST3 taxes? This isn't Tokyo, no point rushing into that sort of density by building transit to support it.

Anonymous,  January 12, 2016 at 12:03 AM  

Are they actually going through with buses on that corridor? I would think the Cascade Bicycle Club would be all over the City and ST to stop this. Buses so close to pedestrians and cyclists sounds like an accident waiting to happen.

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