bus http://kplu.org en King County Council Begins Tough Job Of Eliminating Bus Service http://kplu.org/post/king-county-council-begins-tough-job-eliminating-bus-service <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147123219&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>King County Council members are proceeding with the unwelcome task of eliminating bus service. <a href="http://metro.kingcounty.gov/am/future/index.html" target="_blank">Metro already has a plan</a>, but council members have the final say on how to parcel out the cuts in the most logical and equitable way.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:03:34 +0000 Ashley Gross 16322 at http://kplu.org King County Council Begins Tough Job Of Eliminating Bus Service With Prop. 1 Failing, Group Plans Ballot Initiative To Save Bus Service In Seattle http://kplu.org/post/prop-1-failing-group-plans-ballot-initiative-save-bus-service-seattle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">King County's Proposition 1,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">which would have raised sales taxes and car tab fees to preserve Metro bus service, is failing.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Initial counts show 55 percent of voters rejected the measure, leaving low odds of passage.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Still, Seattle transit advocates are down, but not out of ideas.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:17:54 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 16234 at http://kplu.org With Prop. 1 Failing, Group Plans Ballot Initiative To Save Bus Service In Seattle Public asked to weigh in on proposed Metro bus changes http://kplu.org/post/public-asked-weigh-proposed-metro-bus-changes <p>If you rely on the bus to get around Seattle, Shoreline or South King County, changes could be coming to your route. Metro is proposing reducing or redirecting more than 60 bus lines.&nbsp;</p><p>The shifts are part of a plan to use revenue from King County&rsquo;s car tab fee to preserve bus service.</p><p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:39:22 +0000 Charla Bear 3083 at http://kplu.org Public asked to weigh in on proposed Metro bus changes