Connections / Infrastructure
Goal: Provide convenient, safe and environmentally friendly transportation connection within Redmond and between Redmond and other communities for people and goods.

Community priority: I want a well-maintained city whose transportation and other infrastructure keeps pace with growth.
UpArrowGreen Condition: positive
Trend: improving

Transportation System. Traffic safety is improving in Redmond, with the per capita injury rate falling to 2.2 injuries per 1,000 daytime population, and no traffic fatalities in 2014. The transportation network continues to be built out, with the auto, truck, bicycle, and pedestrian networks improving through the beginning of 2015. The transit network did not improve due to Metro service cuts affecting Redmond. The overall connectivity goal for Downtown has been reached, while much work remains to improve connectivity in Overlake Village and Redmond’s other neighborhoods.
 
Environment. Redmond and the region continued to be in “attainment” for small particulate pollution in 2014. The amount of right-of-way with basic water quality treatment increased to 27 percent through the beginning of 2015.

Maintenance. Redmond’s arterials have a pavement condition index of 75 as of 2013, above the target of 70. The number of water main breaks has decreased from 5 to 3 since 2011; the number of sewer overflows has decreased from 2 to 1 since 2011.

Baseline Observed Objective  Current Condition and 6-year Trend*
Connectivity (percent, by developed square footage, achieving connectivity levels of medium or higher)
Downtown urban center 73%
(2013)
83%
(2015)
81%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Overlake urban center 3%
(2013)
3%
(2015)
16%
(2030)
RightArrowRed
Network completion (percent of each modal corridor considered complete, by length)
Automobile 60%
(2013)
62%
(2015)
68%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Truck 65%
(2013)
69%
(2015)
76%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Bicycle 37%
(2013)
40%
(2015)
51%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Pedestrian (neighborhoods) 74%
(2013)
76%
(2015)
79%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Pedestrian (pedestrian priority zones) 23%
(2013)
26%
(2015)
53%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Transit 81%
(2013)
68%
(2015)
100%
(2030)
DownArrowYellow
Vehicular congestion    
Average seconds of traffic-related delay per mile of travel, as estimated by the Redmond travel model 0:25
(2010)
0:25
(2013)
0:48
(2030)
RightArrowGreen
Number of vehicles on key roads as measured by direct vehicle counts. Expressed as percent change from baseline year. 0%
(1996)
3.5%
(2014)
-- RightArrowGreen
Mode share (percent of daily trips made by means other than the single occupant vehicle among Redmond residents) 44%
(2010)
44%
(2010)
53%
(2030)
RightArrowGreen
Transit ridership (average weekday boardings for all transit stops in Redmond) 7,126
(2010)
10,486
(2014)
26,700
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Concurrency (ratio of mobility units of supply to mobility units of demand) 1.2
(2013)
2.1
(2015)
1.0
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Safety (per capita traffic-related injury and fatality rate) 2.7
(2010)
2.2
(2014)
1.3
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
(improving: fewer injuries, fatalities)
Environment      
Air quality (number of days that Redmond exceeded federal air quality standards for particulates) 0
(2010)
0
(2014)
0
(2030)
RightArrowGreen
Water quality (percent of streets subject to basic water quality treatment) 22%
(2013)
27%
(2015)
36%
(2030)
UpArrowGreen
Maintenance report card            
Pavement condition index 88
(2003)
75
(2013)
70
(2030)
DownArrowGreen
Water main breaks 5
(2011)
3
(2014)
<12 UpArrowGreen
Sewer overflows 2
(2011)
1
(2014)
0 UpArrowGreen
Ratio of residents to employees Click link at left to view in "Choices" section.
Housing affordability Click link at left to view in "Choices" section.
* Where six years of data are available.
Current condition indicated by GreenCircle YellowCircle RedCircle. Trend indicated by UpArrowDownArrowRightArrow.



Contact:
Jeff Churchill
425-556-2492

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