South Park Bridge: 2nd meeting; bus-reroute plan

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Metro, south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Two notes about the South Park Bridge situation - First, we covered another emotional community meeting last night; here's the link to the article on partner site West Seattle Blog. ... Read more..

Monday holiday alert: “Reduced weekday service” for Metro

Thursday, January 14th, 2010 Posted in Holidays, Metro, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just a heads-up - Monday, when the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is observed, Metro will be on "reduced weekday" service levels. Full details here. Read more..

“Reduced weekday” Metro schedule next 4 days

Monday, December 28th, 2009 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Metro's on the "reduced weekday" schedule today through Thursday (explained here), then a Sunday schedule on Friday (New Year's Day). Read more..

Metro buses on Sunday schedule today

Monday, May 25th, 2009 Posted in Metro, White Center news | Comments Off

You know the usual holiday drill - schools, most government facilities, banks closed, etc. -- but in case you need to take public transit, we also wanted to let you ... Read more..

Two more Thursday afternoon notes

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Metro, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

First - Metro says everything's back to normal, after the morning show and associated troubles. The news release is posted on our partner site West Seattle Blog. Second -- reminder ... Read more..

Reminder: Bus fares go up in a week

Friday, January 23rd, 2009 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

A reminder from Metro: King County Metro Transit is reminding customers that bus fares for adults will increase by 25 cents starting Sunday, Feb 1. A two-zone trip taken during peak-commute times will ... Read more..

White Center snow update: First Metro bus-route changes

Sunday, January 4th, 2009 Posted in Metro, snow, Weather | Comments Off

(54 bus in trouble earlier in West Seattle) Metro has posted its first route changes here. Among them - 21 is not operating south of Roxbury right now. Read more..

Alert for White Center bus riders: “Reduced service” this week

Sunday, December 28th, 2008 Posted in Holidays, Metro, Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

And it's not because of the weather. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, Metro will run "partial holiday" reduced service; here's the list of routes affected by this. (On Thursday, New Year's Day, ... Read more..

White Center snow: Wednesday info – closures, buses, more

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 Posted in King County, Metro, snow, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photo courtesy Jerry, taken at 14th SW and SW 116th) KING COUNTY: Closures and changes updated here METRO BUSES: Here's today's outlook Read more..

White Center snow: Metro expects limited service again today; other closures/changes

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 Posted in Metro, Transportation, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

Here's the official overview. 5:54 AM: The route status page was updated just a few minutes ago. 6:33 AM: The King County closures list is updated - parks and pools including Steve ... Read more..

White Center snow: Monday morning updates

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 Posted in King County, Metro, snow, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

(photo courtesy Alison - tend to your downspouts and storm drains when you can; eventually this will all melt) Road/bus stories to share? Please add them in comments. Meantime, as of ... Read more..

White Center snow: Thursday night updates

Thursday, December 18th, 2008 Posted in Metro, Weather | 1 Comment »

Metro has now posted a list of which routes it's canceled. See it here. Also, Seattle Public Schools are CLOSED for Friday. Highline Public Schools ALSO closed for Friday. Holy Family ... Read more..

White Center updates: Pix, road/bus info, new business

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 Posted in Metro, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

Spotted that new business in the works on the far south end of Delridge while out surveying the roads: Tropical fish and pets. About a mile south, we checked McLendon, ... Read more..

Updated list of buses on “adverse weather” reroutes

Monday, December 15th, 2008 Posted in Metro, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

From the Metro website just minutes ago: Read more..

White Center weather updates: Commute info, school changes

Sunday, December 14th, 2008 Posted in Metro, Schools, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

Another update tonight from the county - read it here. We are also keeping watch for any updates from both the Highline and Seattle school districts on potential school changes/closures ... Read more..

County website now has updated bus info

Sunday, December 14th, 2008 Posted in Metro, Weather | Comments Off

We noticed earlier that there was no updated "bus problems" information on the Metro website - despite numerous reports in our West Seattle Blog snow/ice coverage about stranded buses - ... Read more..

White Center in line for more bus service during Viaduct work

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

That's King County Executive Ron Sims and White Center/West Seattle-area County Councilmember Dow Constantine at a just-concluded media briefing in Sodo detailing a state-funded plan to add Metro bus service ... Read more..

Sims goes public with Metro fare increase recommendation

Monday, August 25th, 2008 Posted in Government, Metro | Comments Off

County Executive Ron Sims just announced this on his blog: He's recommending a 25-cent increase this year, 25 cents more in 2010. Read his full explanation here. 6:16 PM UPDATE: ... Read more..