The agency will keep its operating budget essentially flat and reduce spending on construction projects by $416 million. The agency plans to spend $2.111 billion on operations in fiscal year 2017, which is $4.5 million less than this year.
Wash.'s Pierce Transit to restore 59,000 service hours
Hours were cut during the recession a few years ago. The agency's board also approved the purchase of seven new buses at a total price of $4.5 million to meet its service goals.