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2017

16
FEB

Presidents Day schedule for Metro, Water Taxi
King County Metro bus riders and Water Taxi customers are reminded that revised schedules will be in effect for Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 20.

14
FEB

Metro, SDOT expand late-night bus service for workers, travelers and nightlife denizens
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced legislation Tuesday to expand and improve late-night bus service in the City of Seattle. The proposal, which Executive Constantine will submit to the King County Council, meets demand for transit from late-night and early-morning workers, as well as those traveling off-hours to the airport and enjoying nightlife.

31
JAN

Starting Feb. 1, reserved park-and-ride spaces open to carpool permit holders
Starting February 1, King County Metro Transit will reserve parking spaces at six area park-and-rides until 8:30 a.m. for groups of two or more riders who display a free Carpool Parking Permit on their vehicle.

30
JAN

Sound Transit and King County Metro strengthening procedures on service disruptions associated with protest activity
At the direction of Sound Transit Chair Dave Somers and King County Executive Dow Constantine, Sound Transit and King County Metro transit have formalized a protocol under which the agencies’ senior leadership will review all future requests by law enforcement to interrupt rail or bus service during protests.

27
JAN

Potential strategies to keep the region moving through downtown Seattle construction outlined today
Potential strategies to improve the mobility and experience of people through downtown Seattle were jointly released today by the City of Seattle, King County Metro, Sound Transit, and the Downtown Seattle Association.

24
JAN

Metro Connects sets course for better transit service across King County
The King County Council on Monday approved Metro Connects, Metro Transit long-range plan and a shared vision created by transit customers, community stakeholders, regional leaders and County Executive Dow Constantine.

24
JAN

Transit ridership surges during Womxn’s March, sets Saturday record for Link light rail
King County and Sound Transit’s integrated transit systems logged more than 330,000 boardings on buses and light rail during the historic Womxn’s March on Seattle and set a record for Saturday ridership on Link light rail.

18
JAN

Plan ahead, expect delays if you’re riding Metro to the Womxn’s March on Seattle
Plan ahead and leave early if you’re riding King County Metro Transit Saturday to join the Womxn’s March on Seattle. Tens of thousands of participants are expected to attend the event, which will start at 10 a.m. with a rally at Judkins Park.

12
JAN

Revised Metro bus schedules for MLK Jr. holiday
Transit riders are reminded that some King County Metro bus routes will operate reduced service during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 16. The King County Water Taxi also will not be in service.

9
JAN

Think outside the bus: Sammamish residents invited to help shape transportation solutions
People who live, work or go to school in Sammamish are invited to take a survey about community transportation needs that aren’t being met by regular bus service.

4
JAN

Carpooling to transit? Metro program reserves carpool spaces at park-and-rides
Morning commuters traveling from the suburbs and areas that lack frequent transit service will soon have a new incentive to carpool to area park-and-rides and catch the bus.

4
JAN

Ride Metro to Seahawks playoff game
The Seattle Seahawks are back in the playoffs, and King County Metro Transit has plenty of options for getting you to Saturday’s first-round contest at CenturyLink Field.