Dec. 30Questions & answers about the new ORCA card
The ORCA smart card is a regional fare system involving seven transportation agencies. ORCA stands for One Regional Card for All, and is designed to make traveling easier and more convenient. Here are a few basic questions and answers about the ORCA card.
Dec. 23Temporary restriction for traffic turns on Mink Road
The King County Road Services Division is currently making improvements to the intersection of Mink Road Northeast and Northeast Woodinville-Duvall Road. During the current phase of construction, motorists are only allowed to make right turns from northbound Mink Road.
Dec. 18South Park Bridge ‘shovel ready’
Federal, state, and King County officials gathered today alongside the crumbling South Park Bridge to mark the completion of the lengthy environmental review needed to replace the bridge. This last step signals that the county is ready to start construction on a new bridge next spring, if federal funding for the project is approved.
Dec. 13Metro Transit on watch for possible overnight snowfall
King County Metro Transit is monitoring the weather and preparing for the possibility of snowfall disrupting the Monday morning commute in some areas. The forecast calls for a chance of snow in the county, particularly on the Eastside up until noon Monday.
Dec. 3What to know when riding Metro in 2010
With the new year just around the corner, King County Metro Transit is alerting riders of several changes that will take effect beginning Jan. 1, 2010. Those changes will affect transit fares, pass products and how riders transfer between buses and trains in the region. Beginning Jan. 1, Metro riders will see a 25-cent increase in adult and senior fares.
Nov. 24Metro Transit seeks members for Accessible Services Advisory Committee
King County Metro Transit is accepting applications for several vacancies on its Accessible Services Advisory Committee (ASAC). You are invited to apply if you are a King County resident with an interest in providing suggestions for improving public transit for people who are elderly and/or have disabilities.