Newest transit-to-trails service makes it safer, more convenient to explore Mailbox Peak

Trailhead Direct – a public-private partnership co-led by King County Metro and King County Parks –launched its third route this weekend, offering transit service from North Bend to one of the most popular trails in the Pacific Northwest; Mailbox Peak. The newest transit-to-trails service reduces unsafe overcrowding at the Mailbox Peak parking lot. Transit vans…

Roads Career Development Academy demonstrates Investing in YOU mindset

When engagement survey data revealed the importance of career growth and development to employees of the Department of Transportation’s Road Services Division, leadership reached out to Human Resource Division’s Career Support Services section to explore a partnership, and the Roads Career Development Academy was born. The program was designed to help employees identify their professional…

New Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy for Executive Branch, Elections, Assessments and Sheriff’s employees

Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams has launched King County’s new Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment and Inappropriate Conduct Policy, effective July 1, 2018, which applies to employees in Executive Branch departments, Elections, Assessments and the Sheriff’s Office. “Through our Investing in YOU initiative, we are building a workplace culture that is respectful and supportive of all employees and…