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RapidRide

RapidRide

Metro Transit’s new RapidRide bus service provides frequent trips throughout the day in busy corridors. See below for details about each existing or planned line.

Line Corridor served Launch
A Tukwila to Federal Way on Pacific Highway S / International Boulevard Oct. 2, 2010
B Bellevue to Redmond on NE Eighth Street and 156th Avenue NE via Crossroads and Overlake Oct. 1, 2011
C West Seattle to downtown Seattle using Fauntleroy Way SW and California Avenue SW Sept. 29, 2012
D Ballard to Uptown and downtown Seattle along 15th Avenue NW Sept. 29, 2012
E Aurora Avenue N (State Route 99) between Shoreline and downtown Seattle Feb. 2014
F Burien to Renton via Tukwila and Southcenter June 2014

Everything about RapidRide—the buses, the stations, the way it operates—is designed to keep people moving quickly throughout the day in these heavily used transit corridors. Learn more »

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Map showing all planned RapidRide service (view larger—388KB PDF)

photo: bus with yellow sides and red roof

RapidRide buses are high-capacity, low-emission hybrids with a red, black, and yellow color scheme.

Bus, sidewalk, and bus shelter

RapidRide stations, shelters, and signs have a distinctive style. Above is an artist’s rendering of a RapidRide shelter.