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Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: SPD Gets Religion, Metro Service, a Brief Council Absence, and Oil Train Verification
Jul 25, 2014
City
Extra Fizz featuring SPD, Metro low-income fares, oil trains, and Tim Burgess' brief health-related council hiatus.
Thumbnail for - Here Are the Routes that Are Going to Be Cut No Matter How You Vote
Jul 21, 2014
Election 2014
The bus routes, including several in Seattle, that are slated for cuts in September—two months before the big November Metro vote.
Thumbnail for - Seattle Flirts with a Cut Your Nose to Spite Your Face Transportation Policy
May 21, 2014
Opinion
In a guest op/ed, the Downtown Seattle Association's Jon Scholes argues that two Metro funding proposals are "misguided."
Thumbnail for - Friday Jolt: Metro Property Tax Supporters Likely to Drop Initiative, Back Murray Plan
May 9, 2014
City Hall
PubliCola hears that supporters of a property-tax initiative to fund Seattle-only Metro service will drop their proposal to support a non-property-tax option backed by Mayor Ed Murray.
Thumbnail for - Metro Head: Seattle-Only Bus Plan Would Stiff Suburbs
Apr 24, 2014
Transportation
King County Metro director Desmond says while Metro will do whatever it can to reduce cuts, a proposed Seattle-only initiative would stiff the suburbs.
Thumbnail for - "Friends of Transit" Plan Would Fund Bus Service for Routes Mostly in Seattle
Apr 23, 2014
Transportation
A new proposal by a group of transit proponents would fund bus routes whose lines are at least 80 percent within city of Seattle boundaries.
Thumbnail for - Late Afternoon Fizz: The Minimum Wage and Metro
Apr 16, 2014
Extra Fizz
Extra Fizz: The minimum wage and the Metro vote.
Thumbnail for - One Question for King County (Re: Metro)
Mar 20, 2014
One Question
One question for King County's budget guru regarding Metro's finances.
Thumbnail for - Dow Constantine Will Save Metro If the Legislature Won’t
Feb 25, 2014
Urban Upgrade
The King County executive is going it alone. Call it tactical localism.
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.
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