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The Campaign for Seattle’s Bus Route 48

Former Seattle CORE member, Maid Adams

February 25, 2016 - 7:55 am

What many in Seattle know as bus route 48 didn’t always exist. Thanks to the hard work of community organizers and advocates in 1966, Seattle’s Central Area got much needed north-south transportation. Among the leaders who worked on the Crosstown Bus Campaign was Maid Adams of Seattle Congress of Racial Equality or CORE. Adams reflected on what it took to get the route established. Here’s her dispatch.

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