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May 27
New commuter shuttle service to make its debut on Mercer Island
A new transit alternative debuting June 8 will make commuting to work between Mercer Island and First Hill/downtown Seattle easier.  Learn more...
May 27
Metro Transit to deliver customized community shuttle service to Burien
King County Metro Transit, in partnership with the city of Burien, is launching a new shuttle that will restore weekday local service from the Burien Transit Center to destinations such as Gregory Heights, Seahurst and Highline Medical Center.  Learn more...
May 21
Help Metro redesign SE. King County transit service
King County Metro Transit is calling on Southeast King County residents to help develop customized transit options to meet the specific needs of riders from Enumclaw to Renton.  Learn more...
May 14
Metro tests ‘turn warning’ buses, explores ways to prevent pedestrian collisions
In an effort to improve pedestrian safety and reduce collisions, King County Metro Transit is testing and evaluating an audio and visual turn warning system on 10 buses for the next month in parts of Seattle and south King County.  Learn more...
April 21
Metro to Southeast King County residents: You can help shape future transit in your cities
King County Metro Transit is calling on Southeast King County residents to partner on County Executive Dow Constantine’s initiative to provide more and better transit options to meet the specific needs of riders from Enumclaw to Renton.  Learn more...
April 7
King County’s new water taxi goes into service Wednesday afternoon
The MV Sally Fox will carry her first commuters from Pier 50 in downtown Seattle to Vashon Island at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.  Learn more...
March 27
ORCA agencies plan new Regional Day Pass options
Following a pilot program last year, the transit agencies participating in the ORCA smart card system are proposing to implement a permanent Regional Day Pass program. The agencies are seeking community input on the program, which would consist of two new ORCA pass products  Learn more...
March 13
Celebrate the newest arrival to King County’s water taxi family
King County and Vashon Island will officially welcome the M.V. Sally Fox to their water taxi family at 1 p.m. Saturday March 28.  Learn more...
March 3
Task force to review Metro Transit’s data-driven service guidelines
Building on the award-winning effort that created the foundation for allocating regional bus service in King County, a panel of regional leaders this week will begin a review of King County Metro’s transit service guidelines.  Learn more...
Feb. 26
Reminder: Metro Transit bus fares going up March 1
King County Metro Transit riders will pay a bit more to ride the bus beginning March 1. The fare change will apply to adults, youth, seniors and people with disabilities who use regularly scheduled transit services.   Learn more...
Feb. 6
Metro spring service change is Feb. 14
New green timetables, upcoming fare changes, adjusted bus schedules and revised customer service hours mark several changes for riders as King County Metro Transit shifts gears into spring service mode on Feb. 14.  Learn more...
Feb. 4
Help shape the Metro Transit system of our future
King County Metro wants public input as it launches an intensive long-range planning effort that will help determine what regional transit service will look like in 25 years.  Learn more...
Jan. 15
Ride Metro shuttles to Seahawks game
Football fans can climb on King County Metro Transit game day shuttles to the Seahawks playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Jan. 18.  Learn more...
Dec. 22
Restroom access improvements for transit operators
King County Metro Transit has improved access to some restrooms for bus drivers and is correcting other problems identified in its restroom network.  Learn more...
Dec. 18
Metro Transit has upcoming holiday schedules, reduced service
King County Metro Transit reminds riders that buses will operate on Sunday and reduced weekday schedules during the holidays, including the final week of the year.  Learn more...
Nov. 25
New Metro Transit vending machine at Third and Pine will offer a no-hassle way to pay your fare
Beginning Dec. 1, riders boarding King County Metro buses on Third Avenue between Pine and Stewart streets by Macy’s in downtown Seattle will have another option - buying their ticket before they even board the bus.  Learn more...

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