The Metropolitan King County Council voted this afternoon to raise Metro bus fares by 25 cents for 2015 and create a lower fare for low-income riders. The new fares were part of a package of changes that include an April 22 ballot measure to raise sales taxes and vehicle-license fees to keep King County’s bus service…More
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Transit riders on buses that travel on the Alaskan Way Viaduct — who faced the possibility of severe bus-service cuts this summer — will catch a break until the end of 2015, it now seems. Bus use has grown on the viaduct routes since construction in that corridor began in 2011, Metro says. Many buses…More
King County voters will probably see a tax measure to support Metro Transit within a few months, regardless of what lawmakers do about transportation in this month’s special session. “We’re not going to be left in a situation where we’re not going to give voters the ability to save the system,” Councilmember Larry Phillips of Magnolia said…More
Four more evening buses will be added to the new RapidRide C Line from downtown to West Seattle, after King County Metro Transit found the route was missing its goal of service every 10 minutes. Two trips will be added Monday and two on Tuesday, Nov. 13, between 5:15 and 6:45 p.m. Three of the four…More
There is not points to locate on the map UPDATE: The sergeant has been released from the hospital and “is doing fine,” said Cindi West, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office. A King County sheriff’s sergeant was stabbed this morning in the shoulder and hand at a bus shelter in Wallingford, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The injuries appear…More