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April 9
New Visitor Day Pass promotes local transit use
A new regional transit pass will allow riders to travel by bus, train, streetcar or water taxi all day for one price.  Learn more...
Feb. 24
King County Ferry District Announces Water Taxi Fare Increase
The King County Ferry District announces that beginning March 1, 2014, there will be a fare increase for the West Seattle and Vashon Island Water Taxi Routes. The increase will range from $.50 to $.75 per ticket for cash, ORCA, and youth fares; $.25 for riders with a Regional Reduced Fare Permit.  Learn more...
Feb. 19
Open house Feb. 25 for SE Covington-Sawyer Road safety improvements
Starting this summer, the King County Road Services Division is planning to make several safety improvements to a section of Southeast Covington Sawyer Road, which connects the Lake Sawyer community with Highway 18 near Covington and Kent. A project open house is planned 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Grass Lake Elementary School Library, 28700 191st Place in Kent.   Learn more...
Feb. 10
Metro’s RapidRide E Line debuts Feb. 15
An 11-mile stretch of Aurora Avenue North – one of the most congested corridors in the region – will celebrate the arrival King County Metro Transit’s fifth RapidRide line Saturday, Feb. 15 as part of Metro’s winter service change.   Learn more...
Feb. 10
Metro Transit inches closer to record territory with another jump in annual ridership
Metro’s weekday ridership grew every month during 2013 and has now essentially tied the ridership record it experienced back in 2008.   Learn more...
Feb. 6
Public transportation teamwork moved unprecedented number of Seahawks fans and commuters
The Puget Sound region pulled off a blitz of its own Wednesday as Seattle played host to the biggest victory party the Northwest has ever seen – and public transportation executed its plays mobilizing every available resource to get people to the parade and rally.   Learn more...
Feb. 4
Ready for Seahawks victory parade?
With unprecedented crowds expected to cheer for the victorious Seattle Seahawks, local transportation and transit agencies are advising the traveling public to expect significant delays in and around downtown Seattle on February 5. The Seattle Department of Transportation, King County Metro Transit, Sound Transit and Community Transit urge Seahawks fans to enjoy the event but to pack some patience and plan ahead for delays.  Learn more...
Jan. 15
Playoffs: Metro shuttles heading to Hawks Jan. 19 game
SEATTLE – Football fans who want an easy trip to the games this weekend can climb on King County Metro Transit game day shuttles to the Seahawks game on Sunday, Jan. 19.  Learn more...
Jan. 9
Playoffs: Metro shuttles heading to Hawks Jan. 11 game
SEATTLE – Football fans who want an easy trip to the games this weekend can climb on King County Metro Transit game day shuttles to the Seahawks game on Saturday, Jan. 11.  Learn more...
Dec. 23
Ferry District announces contract with Bellingham ship builder to replace aging water taxi fleet
The King County Ferry District announced today a contract has been signed with Bellingham-based All American Marine to design and build two new water taxis to replace its pair of 25 year-old leased vessels.  Learn more...

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