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Southeast Transportation Study Existing Conditions Report

The Southeast Transportation Study Existing Conditions Report is now available for download in PDF format.

Table of Contents

REPORT SUMMARY
Introduction
Southeast Seattle Transportation Study (SETS) Goals
Study Area
Existing Conditions Report
Summary of Key Findings, Themes and Needs
Conclusions
Prologue

CHAPTER 1 — BACKGROUND
History and Context
Community Character
Transportation Planning History
Southeast Transportation Study (SETS)
Existing Zoning
Demographics

CHAPTER 2 — EXISTING DATA
Roadway Network
Commute Trip Destinations and Mode Choice
Commute Trip Mode Choices in Southeast Seattle
Pedestrian Network and Community Gathering Places
Pedestrian Network
Housing Developments
Recreational Facilities
Potential Barriers for Pedestrians
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Bicycle Network
Recreational Facilities
Potential Barriers for Bicyclists
Transit Service
Existing Service Levels
Freight Mobility
Traffic Operations
Existing Traffic Signals and Traffic Circles
Traffic Volumes
Collision History
Parking

CHAPTER 3 — EXISTING PROGRAMS
Review of Citys Identified Needs for Southeast Seattle
Identified CIP Projects
Other SDOT Projects
SDOTs Paving Needs
SDOTs Traffic Signal and Intelligent Transportation System Needs
Making the Parking System Work Program
Parking Implementation Plan Recommendations for Columbia City and Beacon Hill
Existing Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Strategies
Past Pilot Programs
Existing On-Going Programs
Safe Routes to Schools

CHAPTER 4 — EXISTING PLANS: REVIEW OF CITYS POLICIES AND PREVIOUS STUDIES AND OTHER STUDY AREA PROJECTS
Economic Development
Southeast Seattle Action Agenda
Southeast Seattle Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies
Neighborhood Business District Strategy
Sound Transits Central Link Light Rail Studies
Future Transit Plans
Transit Restructuring Ideas
Seattle Connections, Mobility for the Future 2005
City of Seattles Station Area Plans 1998 to 2001
Neighborhood Plans
Review of Neighborhood Plans 1994 to 1999
Neighborhood Plan Implementation Priorities for 2004
Transportation Strategic Plan: 1998 and 2005
City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan: 1994 and 2004

CHAPTER 5 — CURRENT IDENTIFIED NEEDS
Inventory of Existing Conditions and Summary of Current Needs
Larger Geographic Area
Similar Needs Identified in All Neighborhoods
Needs Identified in Neighborhoods

Appendices
APPENDIX A: PROJECT MATRIX
APPENDIX B: DATA COLLECTION INFORMATION
APPENDIX C: SOUTHEAST SEATTLE ACTION AGENDA
APPENDIX D: PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT
APPENDIX E: SCHOOL WALK ROUTES



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