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April 4, 2014 at 3:33 PM

What you told us about full Metro buses

Last year, Metro logged an estimated 118.6 million rides — its highest mark since 2008. Now, Metro has announced plans to cut transit all over the Seattle area after King County voters rejected Proposition 1, a sales-tax and car-fee increase to support transit and roads. Metro officials say the cuts will result in more…

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December 2, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Bicycle stolen, bicycle found — in a most unusual way

Beth Gunn’s bicycle was stolen recently while she was on vacation. That put her in a real pickle because the bike was the only set of wheels she had to get to work from her Queen Anne apartment. Gunn got her bike back, but in a most unusual way. She spotted it strapped to the front of…

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November 25, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Metro riders tackle armed robber on bus in West Seattle

Metro bus riders tackled a 19-year-old man who had been robbing passengers at gunpoint and held him down until police could take him into custody Monday  evening. A man boarded a Metro bus at Third Avenue and Pike Street wearing a nylon stocking covering part of his face and kept to himself until the bus reached…

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November 15, 2013 at 6:13 PM

King County employee arrested for flashing, Sheriff’s Office says

A King County employee was arrested for investigation of indecent exposure after he reportedly showed his penis to a woman on a Metro bus, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Cindi West, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Office, said a 30-year-old woman was sitting in the back of a Metro bus on Oct. 17 when…

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March 15, 2012 at 1:35 PM

UPDATE: Woman hit by bus in downtown Seattle

There is not points to locate on the map UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: A 51-year-old woman suffered potentially life-threatening head injuries when she was struck by a Metro bus  in downtown Seattle Thursday morning. The woman was injured at the corner of Third Avenue and Pine Street just before 8:30 a.m., according to Kyle Moore with the Seattle Fire…

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