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The Campaign for Seattle’s Bus Route 48

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.

Here are some links for more information on the Crosstown Bus Campaign

This KBCS story was also featured in the Seattle Post Intelligencer:

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