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April 24, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Metro’s cut list: Rush-hour trips, nighttime suburban service

The first wave of King County Metro Transit cuts in September will focus on reducing peak-time trips, rather than leaving cities or neighborhoods completely stranded. General Manager Kevin Desmond today released a detailed list showing a plan to eliminate 166,000 operating hours a year. The plan is to be transmitted to the Metropolitan King County Council…


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April 22, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Voters rejecting measure to fund King County buses, roads

King County voters are rejecting Proposition 1, the measure to fund buses and roads, 55 percent to 45 percent. The results from Tuesday night mark what appears to be a major defeat for King County Executive Dow Constantine, County Council Chairman Larry Phillips and the labor and business interests that backed the measure. Assuming a countywide turnout…


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