May 19, 2014
72 King County Metro bus routes are on the verge of elimination, while 84 other routes are expected to have their services reduced.
May 14, 2014
When the Northgate Link Extension opens in 2021, the UW campus will be served by two Sound Transit light rail stations with trains running north to Northgate and south to SeaTac airport.
April 7, 2014
Proposition 1 would add one-tenth of a cent to the sales tax and set an annual car-tab fee of $60 to maintain King County Metro’s service at current levels. Students who commute to University of Washington and other area schools will be particularly hard-hit if the measure is rejected.
October 15, 2012
The trips come after Community Transit drastically cut service over the past two years in response to declining sales-tax revenue. Much of that service was on local routes.
April 4, 2012
Tunneling contractors will now focus on building 15 cross passages between the two tunnels. The overall $1.9 billion project is about halfway complete and scheduled to open in 2016.
October 31, 2011
As the result of an effort made to secure the future of the struggling transit pass program, students must now pay the $76 quarterly U-Pass fee instead of choosing to forfeit their pass and have the fee refunded later.
October 17, 2011
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.
May 23, 2011
University Link will extend the region's first modern light rail system by about three miles and serve an estimated 70,000 additional daily riders in one of the most densely populated areas of the university and the nation.
Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!
View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit
Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.
The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.
Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines
More white papers
The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue
Copyright © 2014 Metro Magazine. All Rights Reserved.