Metro Transit Fare Zones in King County

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Frequently-anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Metro Transit Fare Zones in King County
Abstract:
Transit fare zones for King County Metro, Community Transit, Pierce County Transit and Sound Transit
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Metro, King County , unknown, Metro Transit Fare Zones in King County.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.893596
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.905392
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.309130
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.715124

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/farezone.jpg> (JPEG)
    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: 04-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):

      • 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 0.00025
      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?

    maint.TRANSIT.FAREZONE_xml
    Transit Fare Zones (Source: King County Metro)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    FAREZONE_ID

    Shape
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    RFID
    Regional Fare ID (Source: King County Metro)

    MTFID
    Metro Transit Fare ID (Source: King County Metro)

    ValueDefinition
    1City Zone
    2County Zone
    3Ride Free Area
    4Buffer Zone

    STFID
    Sound Transit Fare ID (Source: King County Metro)

    ValueDefinition
    1Seattle and North King County
    2East King County
    3South King County
    4Snohomish County
    5Pierce County
    6Other
    7North Buffer Zone
    8South Buffer Zone

    CTFID
    Community Transit Fare ID (Source: King County Metro)

    ValueDefinition
    1South Snohomish County
    2North and East Snohomish County
    3King County

    LLRID
    Light Rail Fare Zone ID. 0 for non light rail fare zones

    Shape.STArea()

    Shape.STLength()


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
    c/o Trang Bui
    DBA/GIS Analyst
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 800
    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?

Computing Transit Fare in Automatic Travel Information System (ATIS)


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: 13-Dec-2012 (process 1 of 1)
    Imported & updated the metadata on 10/4/12 by Trang Bui.

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

    , 20181226, Fare Zone.


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
    c/o 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?

    /plibrary2/transportation/shapes/polygon/farezone.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: 10-Jul-2020
Metadata author:
King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
c/o Trang Bui
GIS Analyst
201 S Jackson St, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98104

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

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


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