Metro Bus Bases in King County

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Metro Bus Bases in King County
Abstract:
The garage or depot for storage; fueling; and/or maintaince of buses when not in service. Transit operators are assigned to and report to work at a base. Buses are also assigned to a base.
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    King County Dept. of Transportation, Transit Division, GIS Group, unknown, Metro Bus Bases in King County.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.332755
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.169204
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.749485
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.495147

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/bus_bases.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 02-Oct-2012
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • Entity point (0)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    PLIBRARY.TRANSPORTATION.xxxx271305
    King County Metro Bus Bases (Source: King County Metro)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    ADDRESS_NUM

    NAME
    Name of bus base (Source: King County Metro)

    ON_PREFIX
    Prefix of on street which bus base lies (Source: King County Metro)

    ON_STNAME
    Name of on street which bus base lies (Source: King County Metro)

    ON_STYPE
    Type of on street which bus base lies (Source: King County Metro)

    CROSS_PREFIX

    CROSS_STNAME

    CROSS_STYPE

    CROSS_SUFFIX

    ON_SUFFIX
    Suffix of on street which bus base lies (Source: King County Metro)

    XCOORD
    The X location of a Transportation Point (Source: King County Metro)

    YCOORD
    The Y location of a Transportation Point (Source: King County Metro)

    LONGITUDE
    Longitude of the busbase (Source: King County Metro)

    LATITUDE
    Latitude of the busbase (Source: King County Metro)


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
    Attn: Trang Bui
    DBA/GIS Analyst
    201 S Jackson St,
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-684-1593 (voice)
    206-684-2059 (FAX)
    trang.bui@kingcounty.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday


Why was the data set created?

Used by scheduling planners; service planners & service development to determine the amount of coaches necessary for daily; weekly; monthly & yearly total transit service.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 02-Oct-2012 (process 1 of 1)
    Imported & updated metadata by Trang Bui on 10/2/12.

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

    Metro, King County , unknown, King County Bus Bases.


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 800
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary2/transportation/shapes/point/bus_bases.shp

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 06-Feb-2013
Metadata author:
King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
Attn: Trang Bui
GIS Analyst
201 S Jackson St, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98104

206-684-1593 (voice)
Trang.Bui@kingcount.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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