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.
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 Cityâ€™s interests on transportation with the federal government, the State of Washington, King County, Sound Transit, and the Puget Sound Regional Council.
On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the Transportation Committee held a special meeting relating to the use of impact fees in the City of Seattle.