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U. Wash. pushes carpooling, ridesharing to cope with bus cuts

Posted on May 19, 2014

Courtesy University of Washington
Courtesy University of Washington
SEATTLE — To cope with the proposed changes in the transit services from King County Metro, the University of Washington (UW) Transportation Services is encouraging students, staff and faculty to take advantage of UW carpooling and rideshare programs in Seattle to get to campus, reported The Daily.

After Proposition 1 failed to pass in the April special election, Metro looks to enact their proposed service cuts in September. As a result, 72 King County Metro bus routes are on the verge of elimination, while 84 other routes are expected to have their services reduced. For the full story, click here.

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