Metro proposes to cut service
Revenues from sales tax—a major source of Metro’s funding—fell during the financial downturn that began in 2008. We’ve cut costs, raised fares, and taken many other steps to balance our budget without cutting bus service. But after two sources of temporary funding run out in June, Metro’s revenue will fall $75 million short of what we need to maintain our current level of service. (Learn more)
Our proposal to close the budget gap includes:Proposed changes
The King County Council is considering a proposal to form a transportation benefit district. Learn more
- Metro is considering public feedback received through Feb. 7.
- Recommended service changes will be sent to the King County Council in April.
- The Council will take public comment and consider and adopt the changes in May.