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SaFE Reform Initiative

Posted on July 16, 2021

King County Metro is looking to reform its transit safety, security, and fare enforcement policies and practices through the SaFE reform initiative. Metro believes SaFE reform is a necessary step on its journey to becoming an anti-racist mobility agency, fulfilling its commitment to the King County Executive’s True North and values, and adhering to Metro’s Mobility Framework.

Wilburton Eastrail Virtual Community Walk

Posted on July 14, 2021

The Eastrail trail has the potential to be much more than a trail; it will hopefully become a signature public space that draws people not just for commuting but to linger and enjoy art, nature, retail, and community events all along the route.

Transit returning to full capacity

Posted on June 30, 2021

From Metro and Sound Transit:

Riders soon will have more public transportation options as buses, trains and ferries in the Puget Sound region are returning to full capacity and opening all seats starting in July.

Governor Inslee is dropping state social distancing restrictions for transit as part of his decision to reopen the state. As vaccination rates continue to climb in the Puget Sound region and other state restrictions are relaxed, even more people are expected to use transit this summer.

King County Metro - Stay Safe During Heat Wave

Posted on June 28, 2021

Metro is encouraging everyone to

Transit is a great option for every summer destination

Posted on June 25, 2021

From King County Metro:

Metro is open to everyone wherever they’re headed: appointments, classes, entertainment, shopping, work, and more. Right now, we are carrying more than 160,000 riders each weekday, an increase of 40,000 riders since the first quarter of this year.

We’ve added back transit service and are operating at more than 85% of pre-pandemic service levels. And stay tuned for further increases this summer and leading up to our Oct. 2 service change, when 200,000 more service hours will be restored and three new Link light rail stations will open.

Metro Transit Alert – Masks are required while riding transit

Posted on June 4, 2021

From King County Metro:

Bike Everywhere Day is Friday!

Posted on May 20, 2021

There’s no rally downtown, no after-party in Ballard and only a fraction of the community-created “celebration stations” in a typical year. But hey, Bike Everywhere Day 2021 is still an excuse to to ride your bike Friday, so it’s still a pretty good day. Biking is really fun.

Sound Transit completes new light rail base in Bellevue

Posted on May 20, 2021

Sound Transit is ready to open its new Operations and Maintenance Facility: East (OMF East), a key component of upcoming Link extensions to Northgate, Lynnwood, Federal Way and Redmond. The state-of-the-art facility will accommodate the service, maintenance, storage and deployment of 96 light rail vehicles.

Use your bike, ride Metro for free

Posted on May 19, 2021

We’re here to help you dust off your bike, fill the tires and hit the road. Metro is offering a free Transit Go ticket ride on transit from May 17-23 if you use your bike or scooter to get to transit. It’s part of “Bike to Work Week” and motivation to help you take part in “Bike Everywhere Day” on Friday, May 21.

108th Ave NE Complete Street Project

Posted on May 4, 2021

Ride along with project manager Chris Iverson as he takes viewers on a video tour of the recently completed 108th Ave. NE Complete Street project downtown. “The long-term vision is to create an all-ages and abilities bike corridor on 108th Avenue, so it doesn’t matter if you’re 8 years old or 80 years old, you can feel comfortable riding on the street.”