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Thumbnail for - Metro Chief: Cuts Would Slash "Meat and Muscle" of Service
Feb 10, 2014
Transportation
At Transportation Choices Coalition forum, Metro head Kevin Desmond lays out the (potential) bleak future for bus service in King County.
Thumbnail for - Metro Says it Could Have to Eliminate 65 Routes, Cut 86 More
Apr 1, 2013
Transportation
King County Metro says it may have to eliminate 65 bus routes, and cut 86 more, if the legislature fails to give them local funding options, forcing 17 percent cuts.
Thumbnail for - King County Metro GM Debunks "Myths" from Washington Policy Center
Jul 25, 2011
City
The head of King County Metro debunks some of the "myths" around the impact of potential cuts to bus service.
Thumbnail for - Officials Predict Dire Consequences Without $20 Transit Fee
Jul 8, 2011
City
At a forum at city hall this afternoon, Metro and city officials offer a dire outlook if the county fails to pass a temporary fee to pay for transit.
Thumbnail for - Getting Rid of the Ride-Free Zone
May 20, 2010
Morning Fizz
1.David Goldstein had a meaty scoop yesterday over at his hotly partisan Democratic blog Horsesass. He got his hands on audio of Eastside King County US Rep. Dave Reichert (R-8) talking behind...
Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: Metro to Replace Downtown Transit Tunnel Security Firm
Feb 23, 2010
News
Editor's Note: This post has been updated with information from Metro General Manager Kevin Desmond. King County Metro will replace Olympic Security, the company whose unarmed guards stood by as a...