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People Who Work the King County Metro Transit System

Earlier this month, a group of King County Metro employees wrote a public letter to their General Manager, Rob Gannon with demands to improve safe working conditions in the workplace. These included: (more…)

Unmute the Commute: Walking to School

Today on Unmute the Commute, we take a trip to school. Produced by Michelle Waller Martin.

Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip.  A King County Metro initiative to get you out of your car starting with just one trip.

Unmute the Commute: One Bus Away from Love

A Metro bus can be a lot of things – a way to get to work, a social hub and even a place to find love. On today’s Unmute the Commute, we hear from one rider who is trying to bring passengers together… with mixed success.

Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip, a King County Metro initiative to get you out of your car starting with Just One Trip.
[Note: This piece originally aired April 1st]

Unmute the Commute: Super Commuters

A growing number of people in Western Washington are commuting for more than an hour and a half to work. We follow one of these journeys on today’s Unmute the Commute.

Unmute the Commute: Biker, Lawyer… Bike Lawyer

Over the last four years, deaths of pedestrians and bicyclists in Washington State have doubled. This comes at a time when the state wants to get to zero traffic fatalities by the year 2030. So, how do we get there? We talk to Seattle bike lawyer Bob Anderton to hear one proposal.
Produced by Jennie Cecil Moore

Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip.  A King County Metro initiative to get you out of your car starting with just one trip.

 

Unmute the Commute: I Believe You Can Do More

Each week, power lifter Mark Bryant puts down his weights and teaches a senior fitness class.

Unmute the Commute: Your Driver is Mayor David Baker

Everyday we rely on people to get us around – in buses, carpools, rideshare. But who are the people driving us? On this week’s Unmute the Commute, we hear from an Uber driver who also happens to be the mayor of Kenmore.

Unmute the Commute: The Ferry Riot

In 1987, a riot on a Washington State ferry resulted in over $30,000 worth of damage to the SV Kitsap. On this week’s Unmute the Commute, we talk to people who were there about what happened, and more importantly, why there was a riot in the first place.

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Unmute the Commute: The Water Taxi

Since the Alaskan Way Viaduct closed, riders on the West Seattle Water Taxi have more than doubled. King County Metro is hoping that some of those new riders will keep using the water taxi even after the tunnel replacing the viaduct opens. On this week’s Unmute the Commute, we take a trip to Elliott Bay and hear from people commuting by boat.  Produced by Jennie Cecil Moore.

Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip — a King County Metro initiative to get you out of your car starting with just one trip.

Unmute the Commute: A Pedicab Ride

For the last Unmute the Commute of the season, we take a ride on a pedicab and explore Seattle’s unique history with the three wheeled transport. Produced by Jennie Cecil Moore.

Featuring: Morgan Floyd (Tride Pedicab)