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King County Metro wants your input on the region’s long range transit plan

Have a say on King County Metro’s “creation of a Long Range Plan that will guide the future of our region’s transit system. … working closely with riders, community members and stakeholders to get a better understanding of what this plan should contain and what our priorities should be. ”  They “are kicking off this effort with an exciting event on Tuesday, March 31″ to which you are invited. Public

Transportation Visioning Event: What is the future of transportation in our region?

Come hear a panel of experts speak, and share your own ideas in a break-out session.

Tues, March 31st 6-8:00pm at Seattle Central Library 1000 Fourth Avenue Seattle, WA 98104 (map).  Event Details:

6:00-6:45pm Break Out Sessions

Participate in a facilitated break out session with local experts and share your ideas about transportation and:

  • • Equity
  • • Education and institutions
  • • Business and economy
  • • Technology
  • • Integrating transit modes
  • • Future policy and funding

6:45-8:00 Expert Panel

Hear a panel of experts discuss the future of transportation in our region and answer questions from the community members.

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Saldaña, Executive Director, Puget Sound Sage
  • Jarrett Walker, Author of the book Human Transit
  • Mark Hallenbeck, Director, Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC), University of Washington
  • Moderator: Rita Brogan, PRR, Inc.

Have questions for the panel speakers? Send your ideas for questions at kcmetrovision.com . Your question may be selected to ask the speakers on March 31st.

Tristan Cook, Community Relations Planner, King County Department of Transportation, tristan.cook@kingcounty.gov   206-477-3842

 

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