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The Regional Transit Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the King County Council on countywide policies and plans for public transportation services operated by the County. The committee’s responsibilities include the Strategic Plan for Public Transportation, which sets objectives, goals and strategies for King County Metro; the King County Metro Service Guidelines, the blueprint for allocation of transit service and measuring performance; and the METRO CONNECTS long-range plan.

Meeting Time: Third Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, King County Courthouse, 10th floor

Chair: King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci
Vice Chair: Redmond City Councilmember Hank Margeson

King County Council: 
Councilmember Joe McDermott
Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

Sound Cities Association:
Kirkland City Councilmember Dave Asher
Mercer Island Councimember Bruce Bassett
Auburn City Councilmember Claude DaCorsi
Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier
Kent City Councilmember Dennis Higgins 
Tukwila City Councilmember Kathy Hougardy
Lake Forest Park City Councilmember John Wright
Alternate: Shoreline City Councilmember Susan Chang
Alternate: Bellevue Mayor John Chelminiak
Alternate: Carnation Mayor Kim Lisk
Alternate: Renton City Councilmember Ryan McIrvin

Seattle City Council:
Councilmember Lisa Herbold
Councilmember Mike O'Brien
Alternate: Councilmember Debora Juarez

Committee Staff:
Lead Staff: Paul Carlson
Committee Assistant: Marka Steadman

Meeting materials for the Regional Transit Committee

Listed below are the meeting materials for the Regional Transit committee. The meeting materials available before each meeting are combined into one PDF document and posted below under Meeting Agendas and Materials. On occasion, not all materials will be available before the meeting. Additional materials for the meeting are posted as they become available.

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