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December 4, 2012

King County Metro re-ups with Titan for ads

Granted a new five-year contract to Titan for the exclusive right to sell advertising across Seattle-based King County Metro's system. The contract includes a two-year extension.


December 6, 2011

King County taps Veolia for paratransit service

The contract extension runs through July 31, 2018.


October 17, 2011

U. of Wash., agencies reach agreement to extend app

The application, available over the Internet, for iPhone and Android devices and as SMS message alerts, is available for free and has become a valuable tool for thousands planning transit trips throughout the region.


September 29, 2011

Wash. Metro Transit to debut BRT line

The RapidRide B Line, featuring 60-foot articulated buses built by New Flyer, will connect the cities of Bellevue and Redmond.


January 27, 2011

Seattle lawmakers propose $30 congestion fee

A state representative has gotten 30 co-sponsors for a bill that would allow transit agencies to impose a "congestion reduction charge" per year on car-tabs in three area counties. If approved, the bill could bring in an estimated $38 million a year for King County Metro.


August 24, 2010

Seattle bus drivers reject barriers

After beating incident, King County Metro installed driver's area barriers. But drivers say they interfere with passenger interaction and hinder visibility, among other issues.


June 9, 2010

UMA wins case, Murray amendment found unconstitutional

Amendment placed by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) in last year's DOT appropriations bill prohibited the FTA from enforcing the Charter Bus Rule against King County Metro Transit.


March 23, 2010

King County selects Eurotech for communications

Under the contract, Eurotech will deliver the DuraMAR to Metro in 2010 and 2011, with the option to provide additional routers for public safety vehicles and up to six years of extended warranty support.


February 16, 2010

King County steps up tunnel security

Metro and the Sheriff's Office will assign at least one deputy to each of Metro's five tunnel stations during operating hours.


January 20, 2010

Seattle seniors have hard time with ORCA switch

There are only two places in King County where seniors can go for discounted fare passes, while the disabled must report to Metro headquarters, because their passes require photographs and other computer equipment that's only available there.


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