Center City Connector Transit Study Open House #2 June 6, 2013
Study Background • Transit Master Plan (2012) prioritized Center City Connector • Responds to mobility needs created by Center City job and housing growth • Project purpose is to improve north-south mobility and link South Lake Union and First Hill streetcars
Tonight’s Open House Present results of initial screening of a wide range of mode and street alignment options
Tonight’s Open House Describe 1st Avenue and 4th/5th Avenue Alternatives for Mixed-Traffic and Exclusive streetcar modes
Tonight’s Open House Get your input on which remaining alternative best meets the project purpose and goals
Providing Feedback • Talk with project staff • Ask questions • Share your ideas • Comment on sticky notes and post on boards • Write on your comment card and return before you leave Write your comment and post...
What happens next? • Project team reviews comments • Public support will factor into the decision as to which alternative moves into Tier 2 evaluation • Present Tier 2 results at 3rd open house in Sept/Oct for additional public review and comment
Thank you for coming! • Please return comment card before you leave • Project Website • www.seattle.gov/transportation/centercityconnector.htm • Contact • Tony Mazzella: firstname.lastname@example.org, (206) 684-0811 • Allison Schwartz: email@example.com, (206) 386-4654