King County Neighborhood Centers in King County

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Frequently-anticipated questions:

What does this data set describe?

Title: King County Neighborhood Centers in King County
Location of the central business district within the neighborhood polygons of nhood.
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    King County Dept. of Transporta, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group, unknown, King County Neighborhood Centers in King County.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.416143
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.106500
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.763623
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.315023

  3. What does it look like?

    <> (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: 01-Feb-2011
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  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 0.0003280833333333334
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      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?

    King County Neighborhood Centers (Source: King County Metro)

    Full street address of the neighborhood center location n/ (Source: King County Metro)

    Mixed text

    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Unique feature identifier (Source: KC Metro Transit)



    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    Number of the neighborhood center (Source: King County Metro)


    Coded value domain lookup value (Source: KC Metro Transit)

    90Community Centers

    Projected easting coordinate (Source: KC Metro Transit)


    Projected northing coordinate (Source: KC Metro Transit)


    Geographic longitude (Source: KC Metro Transit)


    Geographic latitude (Source: KC Metro Transit)


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)

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

Why was the data set created?

The neighborhood coverage was generated for the ATIS application used by the Regional Automated Trip Planning group (RATP). This group assists Metro bus riders to get from one location to another taking the best route possible. Helps users specify a general area in a trip planning query without knowing a specific landmark or address.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

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

    (process 1 of 2)
    Derived from COMMON_INTEREST master table based on CODE = 90 (Community Centers). Business table attributes are then attached.

    Date: 21-Nov-2012 (process 2 of 2)
    Metadata is updated by Trang Bui on 11/21/12.

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

    King County Dept. of Transporta, Metro, King County Neighborhood Centers.

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: Not applicable
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?


  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: 05-Feb-2013
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)

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

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