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Metropolitan King County Council

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Metropolitan King County Council
516 Third Ave., Rm. 1200
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-477-1000
Toll Free: 800-325-6165
TTY/TDD: 206-296-1024
Fax: 206-296-0198
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Proposed Transit Cuts

Due to a funding shortfall, King County must cut 550,000 annual hours of Metro bus service. The County Executive has sent the Council a proposal for phasing in the cuts between Sept. 2014 and Sept. 2015. The current plan would eliminate 72 bus routes and reduce or revise another 84 routes.

The Council's Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee will be holding evening meetings for the public to learn more about the implementation plan, speak to Metro staff about the proposed cuts and route changes, and discuss the legislation with committee members. 

Public Meetings on Transit Cuts

Tuesday, May 13
Union Station

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Thursday, May 15
Bellevue City Hall

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Tuesday, May 20 
Renton Pavilion Event Center

233 Burnett Ave. S., Renton

5:30 p.m. - sign in/open house 
6:00 p.m. - public testimony

Residents who would like to provide written comments, can testify online
For more detailed information, including who to contact if you have questions, please see Metro's Service Cut Plan page.

For the full Transportation, Economy, and Environment Committee schedule for reviewing the Metro Transit service reductions, please see Committee review schedule.