New Metro placards remind us that “All Are Welcome Here”

Crossposted from Metro Matters

As King County Metro grows and changes in our role as the regional mobility provider, there’s something we’ll never leave behind: our commitment to keeping Metro safe and welcoming for everyone who uses our services or works here. Recent events across the nation are grim reminders of how important that commitment is.

All Are Welcome Here bus placard

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Metro testing new extended-range electric battery buses

Cross-posted from Metro Matters

To take advantage of new strides in battery bus technology, Metro Transit is test driving a new Proterra extended-range electric battery bus, capable of traveling at least 140 miles on a single charge, and with new flexibility to use a fast-charge system or overnight charging. We’re putting it through some initial paces on a short-term basis on our hills, with more testing planned in 2018.

battery bus on street

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