July 19, 2024 3:32 pm

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Community Transit forecasts 30% service increase in six-year transit plan

Community transit plan

Snohomish County, Wash. – Due to a stronger-than-expected local economy, Community Transit forecasts a 30% increase in transit service over the next six years. The Community Transit Draft 2021-2026 Transit Development Plan (TDP) calls for expanding the Swift bus rapid transit network, connecting commuter bus routes to light rail in 2021 and 2024, and increasing […]

Safety, a top priority to Sound Transit

Sound Transit safety

In a study conducted by Morgan Neiss, Department of Economics at the University of Akron, in 2015, it was found that public transportation affects crime rates in neighborhoods surrounding its implementation. “It can give criminals easier access to potential targets and decrease the probability of getting caught” according to Neiss, Morgan (2015) ‘Does Public Transit […]

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