In addition to purchasing 30 battery electric buses, the $33.5 million federal funding enables King County Metro to convert routes in low-income areas and expand its apprenticeship programmes.
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King County's Metro Flex combines three existing on-demand services, allowing riders to travel seamlessly around their neighbourhoods and the region at the same cost as a Metro bus trip.
Transport’s journey to net zero: Investing in our youth is necessary to encourage modal shift, says King County Metro
In the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive sustainable mobility Q&A series, Terry White, General Manager of King County Metro, discusses the numerous projects that the agency is working on to accelerate its transition to a zero-emission fleet by 2035, as well as why it is importance to encourage the…
King County Metro's anti-harassment campaign outlines ways riders can get help when in an emergency situation and encourages people to report such incidents even if an immediate response is not necessary.
Once complete, Metro's upgraded bus bases will help bring the environmental and health benefits that are associated with battery-electric bus operations to King County communities.
The Free Youth Transit Pass will improve access to mass transit services across the county, allowing King County residents under the age of 19 to ride for free starting in late summer 2022.
With a total of 40 battery-electric coaches to be put into service by the end of 2022, King County Metro is currently on track to have a fully battery-electric fleet by 2035.