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July 10, 2014

Community Transit CEO, Eleanor to step down

Eleanor, the longest-tenured leader of the six Puget Sound transit agencies, presided over unprecedented expansion of transit services in Snohomish County, including the introduction of the state's first bus rapid transit line, Swift.


May 5, 2014

Question of the Day: How is social media making an impact at your agency?

We asked transit agency leaders: How social media is making an impact their agencies?


March 8, 2010

Seattle transit taking ‘Van Go’ grant applications

Vehicle grant program was created by Community Transit 10 years ago to meet unfilled needs for local transportation in Snohomish County. This year’s program is timed to help offset the impact of service cuts.


May 8, 2009

Community Transit unveils first Swift BRT station

Stations will be equipped with two ticket vending machines and two ORCA smart card readers. Passengers will pay their fares at the stations rather than on board so the buses can depart quickly.


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