Metro Facility Revenue in King County

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Frequently anticipated questions:

What does this data set describe?

Title: Metro Facility Revenue in King County
Facility Revenue is a planimetric representation of the bay layout at transit centers
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20100429, Metro Facility Revenue in King County: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.394489
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.055733
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.778484
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.302679

  3. What does it look like?

    <> (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: 20-Nov-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):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (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 0.000000000034591027209263116
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000000000034591027209263116
      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?

    (Source: ESRI)

    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Feature Geometry (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features

    Name of transit facility

    'Mt Baker Transit Center 
    'Northgate Transit Center 
    Alaska Junction Transfer Points 
    Auburn Commuter Rail Station 
    Aurora Village Transit Center 
    Bellevue Transit Center 
    Burien Transit Center 
    Eastgate P&R 
    Federal Way Transit Center 
    Federal Way/S 320 St P&R 
    Issaquah Transit Center 
    Kent Station Transit Center 
    Overlake Transit Center 
    Redmond Transit Center 
    Renton Transit Center 
    South Renton Park & Ride Bays 
    Totem Lake Transit Center 
    University District 
    White Center Transfer Point 

    Number that defines a bay at a transit center




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
    GIS Specialist
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104-3856

    206-684-1593 (voice)
    206-684-2059 (FAX)

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

Why was the data set created?

The purpose is to give transit planners and users a more exact idea where busses leave from transit centers

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: 20-Nov-2012 (process 1 of 1)
    Metadata is updated by Trang Bui on 11/20/12.

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

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
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 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

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


  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?

Last modified: 02-Feb-2016
Metadata author:
King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
Attn: Trang Bui
GIS Specialist
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104-3856

206-684-1593 (voice)

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

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