Executive visits employees who are empowering strong communities through partnerships

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams recently visited King County employees and partners from the Communities of Opportunity program to learn more about their work to create greater racial, economic, and health equity that enables all people in King County to thrive and prosper. “Our goals for Communities of Opportunity…

More accountability, higher customer standards: upcoming Access paratransit service will have both

Crossposted from Metro Matters By Chrissy Russillo, Managing Director of King County Metro’s Paratransit Rideshare Operations program With the help of customers and advocates, King County Metro is just a few weeks away from reaching a major milestone toward improving Access paratransit service. Later this month, we plan on calling on contractors to formally resubmit…

Report it to Stop it: Let’s put an end to sexual misconduct on our services

Crossposted from Metro Matters By Rob Gannon, King County Metro General Manager Today Metro launched an important public awareness campaign to encourage reporting of unwanted sexual harassment and misconduct on board our services. We’re working with the King County Sheriff’s Office, Metro Transit Police, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, and local law enforcement to…