Kimberly Robinson
Getting into and out of West Seattle is getting tougher and the effects of that, how to improve it, deal with it, communicate about it and adjust to it are the reason the West Seattle Transportation Coalition is meeting.

West Seattle Transportation Coalition public meeting Nov. 12 hopes to recruit members

The potentially looming cuts in Metro service, and the dramatic increase in high density housing coming to West Seattle form a backdrop for the Nov. 12 public meeting of the recently formed West Seattle Transportation Coalition. The meeting will be held a the High Point Neighborhood House 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. from 6:30 to 9:00pm.

Here's the agenda for the meeting:

6:30 Welcome and Updates
6:40 Introduction, Vote & Ratify Committees

Roles: Online presence; Annual/bi-annual Issues Surveys. Writing press releases. Managing and facilitating communications between other advocacy groups. Works in tandem with all other Committees.

Roles: Calls Coalition to action, meets with elected officials, attends public hearings, and manages the Calendar, Works in tandem with all other Committees.

Roles: Community Outreach; Engagement with businesses, community groups, special interest groups, individuals, etc. Works in tandem with all other Committees.

Research & Solutions
Roles: Develops and adjusts the Master Plan by receiving and disseminating research info from Outreach, Communications & Meetings. Works directly with DPS, SDOT, WSDOT, EPA, etc for additional information and feedback. Works in tandem with all other Committees.

7:30 Communications Committee: Technology and Surveying; Joe Szilagyi 7:45 Action Committee: Call to Action; Amanda Kay Helmick
8:00 Outreach Committee: Listening Tour; Deb Barker
8:15 Research & Solutions Committee: Master Plan; TBD
8:30 Other Items: Q&A; Community News, etc.

The next WSTC meeting: Dec 10th 2013, 6:30 pm - Neighborhood House || @WSTCoalition|

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Upcoming Events:
November 21, 2013 11:30am – 1:00pm Sound Transit Long Range meeting, 401 S Jackson December 3rd, 2013 6:00p – 8:00p Metro Public Outreach, Youngstown Cultural Arts Ctr

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