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November 4, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Seattle voters saying yes to increased Metro bus service

Alex Hudson, front to back, Hanna Brooks Olsen and Sarah Anne Lloyd, with the Seattlish progressive news site, cheer during the Yes for Seattle Transit election party at the Comet Tavern in Capitol Hill. (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times) Metro Transit service in Seattle will get a boost, if Tuesday’s vote trend continues. In…


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November 2, 2012 at 11:14 AM

Metro warns workers on political activity

Metro Transit is investigating a complaint that a uniformed employee removed political-campaign yard signs, General Manager Kevin Desmond announced Friday. In an email to the complaining citizen, Desmond called the allegation a “very serious matter” and said the agency would remind workers of Metro policy that prohibits them from engaging in political activity while working or…


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