June 4Metro Transit service changes begin Saturday, June 8
Starting Saturday, June 8, King County Metro Transit will revise bus service, routing and schedules to continue to operate more efficiently, improve travel times and better match bus service to ridership.
June 3Century-old Alvord T. Bridge near Kent to close early, on June 5
The King County Road Services Division has moved up the closure of Alvord T. Bridge by three weeks at the direction of King County Executive Dow Constantine, after reported observations from staff that suggest oversize load restrictions were not being complied with.
May 31Paving prep on Issaquah-Hobart to close lanes June 3-5
Drivers should plan ahead for traffic delays lasting up to 20 minutes from June 3-5 while King County Road Services grinds and patches pavement on Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast, closing lanes and alternating traffic just south of the city of Issaquah. Work is planned daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 3, through Wednesday, June 5, between Southeast 104th Street and May Valley Road. Crews will alternate traffic through the construction zone.
May 22Shuttles to Folklife, holiday bus schedule for Memorial Day
Metro Transit buses will operate on a Sunday schedule for Memorial Day – Monday, May 27 – and provide special shuttle bus service Saturday through Monday to the Folklife Festival at the Seattle Center. Shuttles will operate from both the Northgate Transit Center and South Renton Park-and-Ride.
May 16New program quadruples options for buying ORCA
SEATTLE – Transit and ferry riders can now choose from four times the number of locations to buy ORCA, the smart card for paying fares throughout the Central Puget Sound region. More than 120 retail stores, including local QFC, Safeway and Saar’s locations, just joined the 40 transit agency venues that sell ORCA cards.