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Jan. 30
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.   Learn more...
Jan. 27
Keeping Eastside riders moving through major Downtown Seattle construction projects
King County Metro Transit and Sound Transit will seek public input beginning in February on options for keeping I-90 and SR-520 routes or cross-lake transit riders moving as major transportation projects affect the eastside travel into and through Downtown Seattle.  Learn more...
Jan. 26
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. The four agencies are working together under the umbrella of One Center City to keep commuters from across the region moving through Downtown Seattle as growth continues and major transportation projects move forward.  Learn more...
Jan. 24
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. The plan is the roadmap for serving a growing population and workforce in the Puget Sound Region, expected to grow by one million more people and 850,000 more jobs by 2040.  Learn more...
Jan. 24
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.  Learn more...
Jan. 18
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.   Learn more...
Jan. 12
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.  Learn more...
Jan. 9
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.   Learn more...
Jan. 4
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.   Learn more...
Jan. 4
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.  Learn more...

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