King County Metro is adjusting bus and shuttle routes due to reduced revenue and ridership. According to King County Metro, the latest financial forecast reflects the dire economic repercussions Metro faces due to the COVID-19 crisis. These changes will affect routes 208 and 628, serving North Bend and Snoqualmie, as of June 22.
Restored to full service:: Route 208, with service between North Bend and Snoqualmie to downtown Issaquah, will be restored to full service.
Suspended: Community Shuttle Route 628 will be suspended as of Monday, June 22.
Continuing: Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) provides transportation in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Preston, Carnation, and Duvall. SVT services are available to the public Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. More information: www.svtbus.org or 425-888-7001
Guidelines from King County Metro:
- Ride transit for essential trips only.
- Wear a mask or face covering.
- Board and exit through the back door if possible.
- Maintain 6 feet of distance from other riders and Metro staff.
Metro customers affected by service reductions and coach capacity restrictions may want to explore the Vanpool Program, the Access transportation service, and other options on the King County Metro website at www.kingcounty.gov/metro.
Interpreter services are available: 206-553-3000 (press 1)
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City of Snoqualmie