The I-405 express toll lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood, set to open later this year, will help ease traffic on one of the state’s most congested corridors. Express toll lanes will give I-405 drivers a choice to travel faster by paying a toll. The commission is also proposing that carpools must have three or more people to be exempt from paying a toll during peak periods (weekdays from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.), and carpools with two or more people will be exempt during off-peak periods.
We have a friend who’d be perfect for you! They’ll take you where you want to go, show up on time, and don’t even mind if you are listening to music or playing with your phone during your time together. Sign up today on goRTRIP.com to earn $25.
We know our vanpoolers are some of the biggest 12s around. Post your “Blue Friday with a Vanpool” pictures to our Facebook page and/or Twitter account using the #12thVan hashtag so the whole world can see the love! As always, please keep pictures and commentary respectful.
In our local world of too much traffic, crowded parking lots and an unquenchable desire to be kind to Mother Earth, we’re always on the lookout for alternatives to driving. Have you noticed the latest trend hitting urban neighborhoods? Scooters. Yes,
In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday, Metro will operate its Reduced Weekday and ‘When no UW’ schedules on Monday, January 19. Additionally, Metro bus service in the downtown Seattle, Stadium and SODO areas may be delayed during the Seahawks NFC Divisional Championship game on Sunday, January 18.
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the launch of a free smartphone app that makes it easier for riders to plan trips with 11 local transit agencies. Puget Sound Trip Planner app merges popular features available on existing trip planners and offers real-time predictions for bus arrivals.
Check out these vanpools coming into Redmond who are looking for new riders!
For more information on these vanpools, check out King County Metro’s website. Don’t forget, new vanpoolers can get their fare subsidized through R-TRIP!
Sound Transit has announced a fare change to take effect March 1, 2015. The change affects ST Link Light Rail service as highlighted below and includes a new Link Low Income fare.
Look at this incredible impact you guys had in 2014! By not driving alone to work you saved a ton of gas, protected the environment, and were joined by more than 3K new R-TRIP users!
New Year’s is full of good intentions, but some habits-like driving alone to work-are hard to break. You can earn $25 if you kick the drive alone habit at least four times in January.