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Transportation Committee

Committee Calendar

Committee regular meeting days and time:

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

The Transportation Committee covers neighborhood and regional transportation; transit policies and planning; street maintenance; traffic control and parking policies; freight mobility; and pedestrian and bicycle programs.


Committee Members


Chair: Tom Rasmussen

Vice-Chair: Mike O'Brien

Member: Jean Godden

Alternate: Nick Licata


Complete Committee Description

To provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to:

  • the operations of the Seattle Department of Transportation; and
  • transportation issues and projects affecting the City of Seattle including transit service, policies, and planning; transportation system maintenance and repair; traffic control; use of the City right-of-way including permits and vacations; parking policies; neighborhood transportation planning; freight mobility planning; pedestrian and bicycle programs and planning; and coordination of transportation issues and representation of the City’s interests on transportation with the federal government, the State of Washington, King County, Sound Transit, and the Puget Sound Regional Council.


Recent Issues


Free-Floating Car Share Program

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, the Transportation Committee considered and passed legislation relating to the expansion of the free-floating car share program in Seattle.

Supporting Documents:


Impact Fees

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the Transportation Committee held a special meeting relating to the use of impact fees in the City of Seattle.

Supporting Documents:

Dave Williams, Association of Washington Cities


Randy Young, Henderson, Young & Company

Eric Miller, City of Bellevue



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