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MARCUS YAM / The Seattle Times

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

As bus ridership rises, battle over funding measure heats up

Metro Transit ridership has jumped in recent years, as seen here in downtown Seattle. But it faces cuts in service if a special election to raise money for transit and roads isn’t OK’d. Proposition 1 has broad support, but a critic says Metro has a problem “on the expense-control side.”