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Regional Transit Committee

Regional Transit Committee

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.

Hybrid Meetings:  Attend King County Council committee meetings in person in Council Chambers (Room 1001), 516 3rd Avenue in Seattle, or through remote access.  Details on how to attend and/or provide comment remotely are listed below.

HOW TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT: The Regional Transit Committee values community input and looks forward to hearing from you on agenda items.

There are three ways to provide public comment:

  1. In person:  You may attend the meeting and provide comment in the Council Chambers.
  2. By email: You may comment in writing on current agenda items by submitting your email comments using the link below. Comments submitted by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be distributed to the committee members and appropriate staff prior to the meeting. 

    Click here to submit written public commentPlease include the topic and, if known, the related committee in the subject line of your email.

    If you would like to comment on an item not on the current agenda, you can email your Councilmember here.
  3. Remote attendance at the meeting by phone or computer: You may provide oral comment on current agenda items during the meeting’s public comment period by connecting to the meeting via phone or computer using the ZOOM application and the webinar ID below. 

    You are not required to sign up in advance. Comments are limited to current agenda items.

    You have the right to language access services at no cost to you. To request these services, please contact Equity and Social Justice Director Dae Shogren at 206-263-8124 or email
     by 8:00 a.m. the day prior to the meeting.


Webinar ID: 824 1078 7866

If you do not have access to the ZOOM application, you can connect to the meeting by calling 1-253-215-8782 and using the webinar ID above. Connecting in this manner, however, may impact your ability to be unmuted to speak.

HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN TO THE MEETING REMOTELY: There are several ways to watch or listen in to the meeting:

1)         Stream online via this link: 
   or input the link web address into your web browser.
2)         Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322(HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22)
3)         Listen to the meeting by telephone. See “Connecting to the Webinar” above.

To help us manage the meeting, please use the Livestream or King County TV options, if possible, to watch or listen to the meeting.

Meeting Time: 3:00 PM on the third Wednesday of each month


Chair: Sarah Perry
Vice Chair: Kirkland City Councilmember Jon Pascal
King County Councilmembers: Joe McDermottDave Upthegrove

Sound Cities Association Appointees:

Auburn City Councilmember Bob Baggett 
Covington City Councilmember Joseph Cimaomo, Jr.
Issaquah City Councilmember Barb de Michele
Renton City Councilmember Ryan McIrvin
Shoreline Deputy Mayor Betsy Robertson
Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross
Kent City Councilmember Toni Troutner


Newcastle City Councilmember Paul Charbonneau
Federal Way Deputy Mayor Susan Honda
Tukwila City Councilmember Kathy Hougardy
Bellevue City Councilmember Janice Zahn

Seattle City Council Members:
Councilmember Alex Pedersen
Councilmember Dan Strauss
Alternate: Councilmember Sara Nelson

Committee Staff:
Lead Staff: Mary Bourguignon
Committee Clerk: Angelica Calderon

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

(If links are not displaying below, you may access agenda materials at

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