Councilmember Jan Drago
Councilmember Sally J. Clark
Councilmember Richard J. McIver
Public invited to brown bag meeting on Metro service cuts City Council’s Transportation Committee will convene stakeholders for lunch discussion.
Today, Transportation Committee Chair Jan Drago announced that on Wednesday, Aug. 12 she will convene a special noontime session of the Transportation Committee. The format is designed to engage decision-makers and stakeholders in a frank conversation about looming Metro budget shortfalls and what they may mean to Seattle transit riders.
The discussion will include members of the city’s Transportation Committee, King County Council Chair Dow Constantine, Metro General Manger Kevin Desmond, as well representatives from the Downtown Seattle Association, Transportation Choices Coalition and city neighborhoods. Acting King County Executive Kurt Triplett is also invited.
The format will include a presentation of proposed changes in service by Metro transit and a discussion by the panel participants, followed by audience questions.
Who: Seattle City Council Transportation Committee
What: Brown Bag meeting on Metro service cuts
When : Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 - 12 noon
Where: City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue - Council Chambers, Floor
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