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Dec. 23
For whom does the bridge toll? Not bus riders!
Tolling begins on the State Route 520 Bridge next Thursday, Dec. 29, but many commuters will be saving money and avoiding the tolls by riding the bus, vanpooling, or telecommuting – all of which are exempt from the new tolls.  
Dec. 16
Some Metro bus routes have reduced service during the next two weeks
King County Metro Transit reminds bus riders that it will be operating a reduced schedule on several holidays now through January – including a full week of reduced service Dec. 26-30. There are also schedule changes starting Monday, Dec. 19 for several University District routes, because the University of Washington is not in session.  
Dec. 14
Metro, Sound Transit team up to give riders more reasons to take transit across the SR 520 Bridge
With tolling on the State Route 520 Bridge set to begin Dec. 29, King County Metro Transit and Sound Transit are reminding commuters that there has never been a better time to leave the car at home and save money. 
Dec. 1
Proposed Metro investments would boost bus service where it's most needed
In the first service change since major transit reforms were enacted earlier this year, King County Metro is proposing service adjustments for June 2012 that would ease bus overcrowding, improve the performance of buses that are chronically late, and reduce inefficient bus service. 
Nov. 29
Ride regular Metro bus service to upcoming Seahawks weeknight games
King County Metro Transit is reminding football fans that it has plenty of regular service to the Seattle Seahawks two upcoming weeknight games on Dec. 1 and 12. Metro will not be offering its special Seahawks shuttles from park-and-ride lots for those two weeknight games. 
Nov. 22
Metro has schedule changes this week for Thanksgiving holiday; plus shuttles from four park-and-rides to Apple Cup on Saturday
Metro has schedule changes this week for Thanksgiving holiday; plus shuttles from four park-and-rides to Apple Cup on Saturday. 
Nov. 17
Executive and Council praise Congressional approval of $37.5 million for future Metro RapidRide serving both North and South King County
King County Executive Dow Constantine and members of the Metropolitan King County Council today expressed their appreciation to Congress for appropriating $37.5 million for two more Metro Transit RapidRide lines. The measure passed in both the House and Senate today. 
Nov. 16
Falling temperatures have King County road crews on weather watch; public may see changes in snow response
A repeat of La Niña and snow in the forecast has the King County Road Services Division cautioning drivers to be prepared for winter driving. 
Nov. 7
Metro Transit prepping for winter travel – are you?
In anticipation of colder, wetter weather from yet another La Nina winter, King County Metro Transit is busy prepping for snow and ice. Bus riders should sign up for Transit Alerts, know snow routes, and pick up the new Snow and Ice Guide. 
Nov. 4
Metro reminds bus riders of upcoming weekdays with reduced service
King County Metro Transit reminds bus riders that it will be operating a reduced weekday schedule on several holidays now through January – including a full week of reduced service at the end of December. 
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