Madison Bus Rapid Transit

Seattle Gears Up to Launch Madison’s RapidRide G on September 14

Ten years in the making, Seattle's most robust bus rapid transit line ever will start running this fall between Downtown Seattle and Madison Valley.

RapidRide G Bus Changes Would Restore Dormant Trolley Route in Capitol Hill

With the launch of RapidRide G service later this year, a whole slate of changes to nearby routes are planned pending adoption by the King County Council. Nearby routes see frequency reductions, with the boosted Route 60 an exception.
An articulated RapidRide branded bus runs as Route 49 in Capitol Hill.

Metro Floats Reviving Route 47 in Flawed Bus Restructure Proposal for RapidRide G

The proposal resurrecting Route 47 brings deeper cuts to Routes 10, 11, and 49, which seem unlikely to curry support. King County Metro is wrapping...
A trolley bus heading down 15th Ave E in Seattle

Sparse Frequencies Limit Potential of Metro’s Proposed RapidRide G Bus Reshuffle

RapidRide G Line will have lots of capacity during the day, but evenings and connections get dicey. Next year, the Seattle Department of Transportation...

Metro is Accepting Comments on Coming Capitol Hill Bus Service Changes

If you travel around Capitol Hill, the Central District, and Madison Valley, you've likely seen construction on E Madison Street in preparation for King...

Concrete Companies Stonewall Striking Truck Drivers, Threatening Cascading Construction Delays

Concrete is not flowing in King County and several high-profile infrastructure projects threaten to be delayed as a result. Concrete mixer drivers are striking...

Seattle’s RapidRide G Line Breaks Ground

The long-awaited RapidRide G Line project is finally getting underway. The 2.1-mile line will run from 1st Avenue in Downtown Seattle to Martin Luther...

Metro Shelves Rainier RapidRide, and Some Route 7 Riders Like It That Way

Joe Mayes waited at the Route 7 bus stop on Rainier Avenue S and Mt. Baker Boulevard on New Year’s Day, casually greeting people...