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caption: The Washington Dept. of Labor and Industries fined King County Metro $2,700 for Covid-19 safety violations affecting bus drivers.
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The Washington Dept. of Labor and Industries fined King County Metro $2,700 for Covid-19 safety violations affecting bus drivers.
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Very few Seattlelites are riding Metro right now. So we talked to someone who is

He also happens to be the interim head of the transit agency. The city you don’t see. And the movies you can’t stream.

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.

Metro ridership today - and tomorrow

At the start of the pandemic, King County Metro ridership plunged by over 90%. What is it like on the buses now? And what will it be like when the pandemic is over? We asked Terry White, interim general manager of King County Metro.

Roman Mars, The 99% Invisible City

You walk around a city every day – but do you see it? Podcast host Roman Mars wants to show you the wonders of the modern metropolis, with a new book The 99% Invisible City.

Unstreamable

What’s your streaming service lineup like? Do you have access to everything you might want to see? Chase Burns and Jasmyne Keimig, authors of the Unstreamable column, say that you might not know what you’re missing unless you broaden those horizons into a physical video store.