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Amazon investing $1.5M to boost Seattle bus frequencies

Posted on July 31, 2018

Amazon has paid for $60 million worth of public transit for its employees since 2014 in King County.
King County Metro
Amazon has paid for $60 million worth of public transit for its employees since 2014 in King County.
King County Metro

SEATTLE — Amazon is investing $1.5 million to increase bus frequency in King County, Wash., which includes Seattle, Business Insider reports.

The investment seeks to help add 22 more weekday bus trips for a period of two years on some of the city's busiest routes, which is the equivalent of adding 1,700 more riders.

Amazon has paid for $60 million worth of public transit for its employees since 2014 in King County and further supported public transit in the region by investing $5.5 million in Seattle's streetcar in 2012. For the full story, click here.

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