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Sound Transit is building 14 new light rail stations with service to West Seattle in 2030 and Ballard in 2035. The new light rail lines and transit tunnel under Downtown, South Lake Union and Seattle Center/Uptown are the largest transit investments in our city’s history. To help guide City decisions, we created these guiding principles and objectives. Tell us how important they are to you and your community.
More information: seattle.gov/lightrail

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* 1. Dependable Transit:
Support efficient and reliable light rail service to your neighborhood that gets you where you need to go.

  1 Not at all Important 2  Slightly Important 3 Moderately Important 4 Very Important 5 Extremely Important
Dependable Transit
Connects you to work, school, shopping, and recreation in other neighborhoods
Integrates with robust transit service in your neighborhood
Reduce number of cars on the road, improving travel times for all 
Allows efficient movement of freight 
Supports a safer transportation network and fewer collisions

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* 2. Vibrant Communities:
Create opportunities for housing and businesses located near stations that support your diverse community with more places for you to live, work, and shop.

  1 Not at all Important 2 Slightly Important 3 Moderately Important 4 Very Important 5 Extremely Important
Vibrant Communities
Draws people to the neighborhood and enhances community
 Supports more affordable homes and retail spaces 
Adds shared public areas like plazas and improves access to parks 
Improves public safety through more active neighborhoods
Supports public art and neighborhood culture

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* 3. Climate Action:
Reduce our dependence on cars and give communities real, clean energy alternatives for transportation that reduces our impact on the changing climate.

  1 Not at all Important 2 Slightly Important 3 Moderately Important 4 Very Important 5  Extremely Important
Climate Action
Reduces vehicle emissions, improves local air quality, and supports our climate action goals
Incentivizes walking, biking, and bus riding through locating stations and city investments 
Limits parking near stations to encourage other transportation options

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* 4. Equity:
Ensure race and social justice is the foundation for City decision-making on light rail expansion.

  1 Not at all Important 2 Slightly Important 3 Moderately Important 4 Very Important  5 Extremely Important 
Equity
Provides welcoming and comfortable light rail options for all, regardless of race and ethnicity
Reduces short- and long-term negative impacts that disproportionately burden communities of color
Provides access to transit regardless of language proficiency, physical ability, age, income, or other status

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* 5. Additional comments:

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