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Thumbnail for - One Question for Metro Head Kevin Desmond
Oct 9, 2014
One Question
One question about Metro's financial status for Metro GM Kevin Desmond.
Thumbnail for -  Prop 1 Could Save King County Metro But Hurt Future Funding
Oct 1, 2014
Power Lines
Seattle’s thumbing its nose at Olympia on bus funding by putting Prop 1 on the ballot in November. Will this go-it-alone gambit to preserve transit backfire and ultimately dry up future funding...
Thumbnail for - Metro Bus Driver Theresa Tobin, In Her Own Words
Sep 1, 2014
Quote Unquote
As King County Metro faces budget cuts, an 18-year veteran bus driver has her eyes on the road ahead.
Thumbnail for - PubliCalendar: Light Rail, P-Patches, and Buses
Aug 12, 2014
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: SPD Gets Religion, Metro Service, a Brief Council Absence, and Oil Train Verification
Jul 25, 2014
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
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
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
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.
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