Metro partners on new shuttle van service for Redmond

King County Metro offers alternative connections to parts of our communities that don’t have the infrastructure, density, or land use to support traditional fixed-route bus service. The newest such service, Redmond LOOP, was kicked off Sept. 9 in Redmond by King County Executive Dow Constantine.

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New investments in service, safety, and reliability proposed for Metro

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An estimated $30 million investment in Metro Transit to reduce overcrowding and improve reliability is part of the County Executive’s budget proposal he will unveil Sept. 26, adding 300,000 hours of bus service over the next two years as well as providing additional funding for safety enhancements, operator training, and systems investments that support the long-range vision of METRO CONNECTS, See more in the Executive’s remarks at the Impact HUB in Seattle’s Pioneer Square on Sept. 7: Continue reading New investments in service, safety, and reliability proposed for Metro

Creating affordable housing around transit stations

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More than 1,000 units of affordable housing will be built over the next five years within a half-mile of Metro Transit centers and Sound Transit light rail stations, under a bill signed by Executive Constantine to invest up to $87 million in his Transit-Oriented Development Bond Allocation Program.

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