Remember the first time you rode public transit? Think of what your learning curve was like. You may not have known that here in King County, Metro offers training to help flatten that learning curve. Today on Unmute the Commute, Transit Training. Produced by Jennie Cecil-Moore.
Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip, a King County Metro campaign to get you out of your car – starting with just one trip.
Waking up before the sun rises and driving a big machine are two things Janice Rapier likes to do. After 30 years of perfecting this routine as a part-time transit operator for King County Metro Transit, Janice appreciates the perks of driving a bus. And she especially likes the fact that it’s one profession where as a woman, she’s treated equally. News Director, Sonya Green and WTFlux producer, Mona Yeh bring you a dispatch from the bus driver’s seat. Seattle PI photographer, Grant Hindsley, captured a day in the life of Janice, starting from her doorstep to the driver’s seat.
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