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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Group protests cutting of Metro bus #139 in Burien Thursday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Group protests cutting of Metro bus #139 in Burien Thursday

A group of women held signs at 21st Ave SW and SW 152nd Street in Burien Thursday afternoon (Sept. 25), protesting the cut of Metro Transit bus route #139 in Burien. The group included some retired nuns. This... [Read more]

Buses get short-term reprieve from state

Buses get short-term reprieve from state

by Jack Mayne The danger of widespread cancellation of local Metro bus service is still looming, but major cuts this year in South King County have been relieved by a Washington transportation department... [Read more]

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Metro Transit Adding More Buses to Ease Crowded Routes

Metro Transit Adding More Buses to Ease Crowded Routes

King County Metro Transit announced Tuesday (Oct. 23) that it is adding more buses to meet increased ridership demand between Burien, West Seattle and downtown Seattle. Starting Monday, Oct. 29, eight... [Read more]

Metro Transit Seeking Feedback On Next Year’s Bus Service Changes

Metro Transit Seeking Feedback On Next Year’s Bus Service Changes

King County Metro Transit is inviting the public to discuss proposals to make bus service more efficient in several communities next year, including parts of Seattle. Many of the changes are being proposed... [Read more]

King County Council Adopts New Transit Funding Plan, Saves Metro

King County Council Adopts New Transit Funding Plan, Saves Metro

The King County Council on Monday (Aug. 15) voted to adopt a $20 “congestion reduction charge” that will supply $50 million over the next two years to “save” Metro Transit. Approved... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Metro Transit’s Final Public Hearing At Burien City Hall

PHOTOS: Scenes From Metro Transit’s Final Public Hearing At Burien City Hall

It was a bit of media circus outside Burien City Hall late Thursday afternoon (July 21), as numerous Seattle TV stations did urgent “live reports from the scene” as dozens of supporters gathered... [Read more]

REMINDER: Metro’s Final Meeting On Cutbacks Is At City Hall TONIGHT

REMINDER: Metro’s Final Meeting On Cutbacks Is At City Hall TONIGHT

REMINDER: TONIGHT (Thursday, July 21st) is Metro Transit’s final public meeting on possible cutbacks, to be held at Burien City Hall starting at 6 p.m. Metro has proposed a two-year, $20 car tab... [Read more]

WEATHER: Metro Transit Preparing For Wednesday Snow; Are You Ready?

WEATHER: Metro Transit Preparing For Wednesday Snow; Are You Ready?

King County’s Metro Transit announced Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 22) that it is “preparing for Wednesday snow,” and encouraging all bus riders to plan ahead for rapidly changing travel conditions... [Read more]

Bus Riders Beware – Metro Transit To Utilize Snow Routes Monday Morning

Bus Riders Beware – Metro Transit To Utilize Snow Routes Monday Morning

Metro Transit issued a “Transit Alert” late Sunday announcing that they will start Monday with buses on snow routing, in anticipation of the possibility of the white stuff actually sticking. Here’s... [Read more]