26 Feb '18, 3pm

Greater Seattle area leads nation in transit ridership growth

Coordinating schedules and operations between Metro and Sound Transit helped customers travel smoothly to work, school, appointments and entertainment. King County Metro Strong growth in Metro, Sound Transit, and RapidRide — as well as vanpools and shuttles — contributed to the Seattle-area posting record ridership numbers and leading the nation in year-over-year ridership growth. “Sound Transit is moving aggressively ahead to expand regional transit service as ridership on our trains and buses continues to grow,” said CEO Peter Rogoff. “In a few short years, people will be able to ride light rail to Northgate, Bellevue, Federal Way, and Lynnwood — with more service to come as we all work together to build a 116-mile regional transit network.” RELATED: King County proposes flat fares for transit system “Record ridership wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of Metro’s...

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